Yastremska started the match badly, losing the first two innings. But then she managed to level the score, and then to go ahead, bringing the set to the end. Ukrainian could decide the fate of the match in the second set, she even led in the score 5:3, but allowed the French player to win 4 games in a row and level the score.
Caroline Garcia (France) - Dayana Yastremska (Ukraine) 4: 6, 7: 5, 6: 7
The prize fund of the tournament is $ 250,000.
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.
Most recently, the rising star of Ukrainian tennis, Yastremska triumphed in WTA Thailand Open. The rival of young Ukrainian was Croatian tennis player Ajla Tomljanović. In the first two sets, the athletes exchanged confident victories. The things changed in the decisive third set. In the beginning, Yastremska lost three of her four services, losing 2:5, but was able to bring the match to a tiebreaker, in which she gave her rival only one inning.
Svitolina, on the other hand, lost the quarterfinal game of the Australian Open to Naomi Osaka. The Japanese eventually won the tournament.