Tennis: Svitolina qualifies for Qatar Total Open semifinals

Source : 112 Ukraine

The Ukrainian outplayed Czech Karolina Muhova; in the next round, she might face either Simona Halep or Yulia Gerges
17:44, 14 February 2019

Ukraine’s tennis player Elina Svitolina
Australian Open

Elina Svitolina, Ukraine's No.1 tennis player played the quarterfinal fixture of Qatar Total Open. She met with Karolina Muhova from the Czech Republic.

Svitolina managed to beat the opponent in two sets - 6:4, 6:2.

In the next round, the Ukrainian might face either Simona Halep or Yulia Görges.

Related: Svitolina out of Australian Open, loses to Osaka in quarterfinals

The prize fund of the competition makes 916 131 dollars.

As we reported, WTA refreshed the list of the world's top female tennis players. The current edition includes three athletes from Ukraine; the names of Elina Svitolina, Lesya Tsurenko and Dayana Yastremska are on the list, actually in the Top 40. 

Related: Svitolina makes it to Australian Open quarterfinals

While Svitolina remains 7th and Tsurenko comes 24th on the ranking, 18-year-old Yastremska also made it to the upper part of the list - in particular, thanks to her bright triumph in the WTA Thailand Open. 

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