Svitolina confident victory started the tournament in Thailand (video)
The best tennis player from Odessa Ukraine Elina Svitolina, ranked the fourth place in the WTA rankings, successfully started the presentation at the Thai tournament in Hua hin, with a prize Fund 251 $ 750, the current winner of which is another Ukrainian Dayana Yastremsky (which, however, did not come to defend his title).
The rival of our compatriot in the first round became Bibiane of Shops from the Netherlands (195-I), which previously Elina in official competitions do not overlap. The first set was given to the Ukrainian relatively easy, but in the second the Dutch clung to their chance as best they could, but still the experience and skill Svitolina in the end we won 6:2, 6:4 in favour of the inhabitant of Odessa.
The No.1 seed @ElinaSvitolina is through to the @thailandopenhh second round after defeating Schoofs, 6-2, 6-4! pic.twitter.com/tndkUOXxjd
— WTA (@WTA) October 12, 2020
“It’s only been a few days since I arrived from Europe where it’s winter. Hua hin quite other conditions, where high humidity, — said Svitolina during an interview on the court. But I’m happy to play a game of tennis where the warm weather. I am very pleased to speak in this court and I’m happy to play here. I feel good, but we need more to adapt to the conditions. I would like to play here, I hope to be able to go further“, — said the Ukrainian after the match.
For overcoming the first round the best tennis player of Ukraine has earned 3 600 dollars and in the next round will meet with Australian storm Sanders (319-I), defeating the Norwegian Ulrikke of Acari (243-I) — 6:3, 6:4.
Note that yesterday, February 11, Svitolina have met with Shops — Ukrainian has also been claimed in Hua hin on the doubles, but in tandem with Kwan Yau Ng from Hong Kong in the first round, lost the girl, acting in tandem with the Chinese Hsin-Yun Han, — 6:7 (6), 2:6.
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