Ukrainian Elina Svitolina played in the finals of the WTA tournament in Monterrey, Mexico.
The rival of the Ukrainian was Marie Bouzkova from the Czech Republic. The match passed in a struggle, which ended with the victory of the world seventh racket. For Elina Svitolina, victory in Monterrey was the 14th in her career. She also won the WTA for the first time since 2018.
Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) - Marie Bouzkova (Czech Republic: 7: 5, 4: 6, 6: 4
What an amazing feeling to get my 14th @wta trophy here is Mexico Extremely happy with my performance throughout this week.Thank you @abiertognpseguros for this memorable time and of course THANK YOU all for the support I’ve been getting, it really pushed me to go for more! pic.twitter.com/SXtmzuRf7c— Elina Svitolina (@ElinaSvitolina) March 9, 2020
“Bouzkova played well, and I think it was a very high-level match. We both played well, fought and wanted to please the fans. It was nice to get such support in Mexico. Winning is incredible. I took one more step to fulfill my goals. I think that I'm moving in the right direction," said Svitolina.
Before this, Elina Svitolina had an unsuccessful start at the WTA Premier in Dubai.
Svitolina faced American Jennifer Brady. Elina was able to win only three games in the entire match. As a result, Jennifer Brady got a decisive victory - 6:2, 6:1.
It is worth noting that Elina Svitolina won the title twice in Dubai - in 2017 and 2018.