The first-round match of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships tournament (WTA Premier category) ended in Dubai (UAE). Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina easily beated Slovakian Iana Chepelova, reported UNIAN.
The match ended with the score 6-3, 6-1.
Earlier Ukrainian Kateryna Kozlova lost in 1/4 finals of Russian tennis tournament
Elina Svitolina had a very comfortable advantage from the start (5: 0), but then lost three games in a row. However, the set ended with her victory (6:3). And in the second part Ukrainian kept the situation under control from the beginning to the end, allowing Chepelova to win the only one game.
The match lasted 1 hour 12 minutes. Dubai tennis tournament (the prize fund - $ 1,735,000) is held from 15 to 20 February.