Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina won the final match of the BMW Malaysian Open tennis tournament (International category) in Kuala Lumpur.
She overcame Canadian Eugenie Bouchard with a score of 6: 7 (5), 6: 4, 7: 5.
The match was very dramatic and very long; it lasted almost the whole day. The game started at 12.00 in Kyiv time and ended in six (!) hours. Blame the weather in Malaysia - the match was interrupted by rain four times.
Earlier we reported Elina Svitolina lost in Dubai tennis tournament semifinals
Although nervous game and regular exchanges of breaks, Ukrainian Elina Svitolina was able to create a priority in the second game (6: 4), and to make "extra" break in the ending of the third set. When the score was 5: 5, she was able to win two games in a row and also win the match and the tournament as a whole.
Thus, Ukrainian won the 4th tournament of the WTA Series and first of the season-2016.