Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina for the first time in her career entered the 1/8 finals of the US Open.
To beat her opponent in the third round Shelby Rogers, Svitolina needed two sets. Ukrainian realized 5 break-points out of 7, made 4 services and won with a score of 6:4, 7:5.
"First of all, I want to congratulate Rogers, she showed incredible tennis and fought to the end. She had a fantastic last match, so she's done well, I tried to wait for my moment, take advantage of my chances, I was very, very lucky on the last ball, today is just my day, I worked hard to get to this stage of the tournament, it's incredible that this happened. During the season I went through many tough matches and hopefully I can continue to show my best tennis, "Svitolina said.
We add that in the 1/8 finals Svitolina will compete with the winner of the pair Madison Keys - Elena Vesnina.