Round 3 games kicked off at Roland Garros.
Ukraine's Elina Svitolina stood against Ekaterina Aleksandrova from Russia. The latter managed to put up a decent fight, but the world's No.5 racket won both sets (6:4, 7:5) and proceeded into the next stage.
Next, the Ukrainian will face the winner of the fixture between Carolin Garcia and Elise Mertens.
As we reported earlier, on September 26, Elina Svitolina won the Internationaux de Strasbourg tournament.
She faced Kazakhstan's Elena Rybakina. The game lasted three sets, Svitolina managed to win two of them - 6:4, 1:6, 6:2.
It was the 15-th title in her career. The Ukrainian player received 25 000 dollars for the victory.
“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.