The fifth-ranked Ukrainian Elina Svitolina and the Chinese Wang Qiang rain failed yesterday, October 12, to play a quarterfinal tennis match of the WTA tournament in Hong Kong with a prize Fund of 750 thousand dollars.
The meeting was stopped when the score 6:2, 5:2, 15:30 in favour of the Chinese player, who took 24th place in the WTA rankings, reports UKRINFORM.
In the semifinals, the winner of the match will play with the Spaniard Garbine Muguruza (No. 13), which defeated Luxco Kumkhum from Thailand (№105) – 6:2, 7:5.
Earlier, on Friday, October 12, in the semifinals of the tournament in Hong Kong came third “racket” of Ukraine Dayana Yastremsky (No. 102), which will meet Chinese Shuai Zhang (No. 40).