Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina advanced to the third round of the first season of the tournament “Grand slam” Australian Open the Australian Open held in Melbourne.
It is reported by the UE.
In the second round, Svitolina defeated Dominika Victoria Kuzmova, which in the previous round beat another Ukrainian Kateryna Kozlova.
To win Elina took two sets: 6-4, 6-1.
In the first set Svitolina for a long time confidently took his pitch and created problems to Dominika Cibulkova on another. Kuzmova had a chance to breakout, but took advantage of three attempts in the ninth game, and then Elina realized the set point on the flow of Slovak mother.
In the second set, the opponent practically did not resist, giving Svitolina quietly to make two breaks.
For Svitolina to reach the third round of the Australian Open was the third in a row.
In the next round of the competition Elina will meet the winner of a pair of Zhang Shuan (China) – Kristina Pliskova (Czech Republic).
18-year-old Ukrainian Dayana Yastremsky his second round match against Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro will hold approximately 9:30 Kyiv time.
On Tuesday, Lesia, Tsurenko are unable to reach the third round, losing to American Amanda Anisimova.
In 2018, Svitolina reached the quarter-finals at the Australian Open.
Earlier in the year 2019, it became known that the Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina overcame the first round of the Australian Open the Australian Open.