The first “racket” of Ukraine and a number five world ranking Elina Svitolina continues to defend the title of the current winner of the tournament the Women’s tennis Association (WTA) Premier series 5 (Coupe Rogers) in Montreal (Canada) with a prize Fund of $2.82 million
About it reports UKRINFORM.
So, in the quarterfinals of the competition planted under 5-m number Svitolina for a half hour defeated Elise Mertens from Belgium – 2:0 (7:5, 6:3).
This was the third meeting Kharkov women in face-to-face confrontations with the Belgian, and all she won.
Then for reaching the final of the Coupe Rogers Svitolina will face the third “racket” of the world American Sloane Stephens, which in the quarterfinals defeated Anastasia Sevastova of Latvia – 2:0 (6:2, 6:2).
In another semifinals, the leader of the world ranking Romanian Simona Halep will play Australian Ashleigh Barty.