French Open: Svitolina loses to Podoroska in quarterfinals

Source : 112 Ukraine

The Argentinian defeated Ukraine's top tennis player in both sets
16:38, 6 October 2020

Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina

Elina Svitolina and Nadia Podoroska met in the quartnerfinals of the French Open. 

The Argentinian defeated the world's No.5 from Ukraine in two sets (6:2, 6:4). 

Last month, the Ukrainian won the Internationaux de Strasbourg tournament.

Related: Tennis: Svitolina makes it to Last 16 of Roland Garros

Elena Rybakina from Kazakhstan was the rival of the Ukrainian in the final. The first set was won by Svitolina. In the second, Rybakina had a crushing dominance. And in the third, the Ukrainian confidently snatched the victory. For Svitolina, this title was 15 in her career. She received 25 000 dollars prize for the victory.

Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) - Elena Rybakina (Kazakhstan) 6: 4, 1: 6, 6: 2

“It was important for me to regroup and return to the match. It was a really positive moment. Usually the tournaments are held in very hot conditions. In the end we managed to play and we are happy that we finished today. There were very different conditions than we expected. I coped well with them," said Svitolina.

Related: Tennis: Svitolina reaches 1/4 finals of Roland Garros

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