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Tennis: Svitolina leaves Abu Dhabi Open, Kostyuk enters semifinals

Source : 112 Ukraine

Kostyuk will get the chance to avenge Svitolina's loss in her next match
19:58, 11 January 2021

Ukrainian tennis player Marta Kostyuk
AP

Abu Dhabi hosted the quarterfinals of the Women's Open Tennis Championship.

Ukrainian Marta Kostyuk faced Sara Sorribes Tormo from Spain. Tormo was the one who got the first set on her record. Nevertheless, Kostyuk pulled herself together, won the second set, and eventually snatched the victory from her opponent.

Marta Kostyuk (Ukraine) - Sara Sorribes Tormo (Spain): 0:6, 6:1, 6:4.

Kostyuk is now getting ready to face Veronika Kudermetova, who defeated Elina Svitolina in her last match.

Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) - Veronika Kudermetova (Russia): 7:5, 3:6, 6:7.

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As we reported earlier, Ukrainian athlete Daria Bilodid has been recognized by the International Judo Federation (IJF) as the best female judoka in the world.

"At the end of an amazing day of judo and discussion about our sport, the IJF revealed the winners of the IJF Judo Awards 2019-2020. Female Judoka of the year 2019-2020 - Daria Bilodid from Ukraine," the statement said.

In 2019, Bilodid won the gold medal at the World Championships in Tokyo (48 kg).

Related: Tennis: Svitolina, Kostyuk reach 1/4 finals of WTA tournament in Abu Dhabi

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