Ukraine's Svitolina renders aid for her injured opponent during tennis match

17:23, 9 August 2018

Ukraine’s No. 1 in tennis Elina Svitolina provided first medical aid to her opponent Mikhaela Buzarnescu at the tennis court. The Romanian got her ankle injured and collapsed, with no doctors present at the scene.

Svitolina assisted Buzarnescu before the medics eventually appeared and escorted her away from the court.

After the incident, Svitolina asked the event organizers to provide the constant presence of the medical staff at such competitions. She wished her opponent a speedy recovery.