Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina advances to the quarterfinals of Roland Garros French Open tournament. She has beaten Croatian Petra Martić in 1/8 by three sets. 4:6, 6:3, 7:5.
Svitolina made 16 unforced mistakes in the first set, while Martić only had 7, however Ukrainian representative made the difference. Svitolina took medical time-out after the second set.
In the third one, Svitolina was losing 2:5, however turned the tide and won 7 to 5.
It is noteworthy that Svitolina will play against Romanian player Simona Halep in order to get into the semi-final. Her opponent is number four in WTA rating. Svitolina is 6th in the same rank. The match will take place on June 6.
Svitolina managed to reach 1/4 stage of Roland Garros tournament in 2016.