Tennis: Elina Svitolina loses in Roland Garros quarterfinal

Source : 112 Ukraine

Ukrainian tennis player repeated her last year’s achievement
19:36, 7 June 2017

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Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina has lost in the quarterfinal of Roland Garros tournament to Romanian representative Simona Halep.

The score was 6:3, 6:7, 0:6.

Svitolina was winning 5:0 in the first set, however, lost 3 in a row. Then she put herself together and nailed it.

Elina started the second one confidently, took the initiative right away. Unfortunately, while dominating 5:1 she lost  games straight, but focused in the end and made it to the tiebreak, which she lost in the end. Svitolina had no strength left for the third set, thus she gave it to the opponent virtually without struggle.

It is noteworthy that Simona Halep is ranked 4th in the WTA rating. Svitolina is number 6 on the same list. 

Last year Svitolina also reached the tournament’s quarterfinal.

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