Today, Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina defeated Kazakhstani Putintsev with a score of 2: 1. The victory took place as part of the tournament in Chengzhou.
The athlete from Kazakhstan has repeatedly met with a Ukrainian. From seven face-to-face meetings, she managed to defeat Elin only twice.
In today's confrontation, Svitolin barely won. She failed the first set with a score of 6: 3, in the second Kazakhstan lost 1: 6. The decisive third set lasted 80 minutes, where the female athletes initially played 6: 6, and the entire fate of the match was decided in the tie-break. It should be noted that Elina Svitolina lost 1: 5 in the deciding game, but snatched victory with the score 7: 5.
1/4 hooked up a Ukrainian tennis player with Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovich. Which before Svetolina defeated Carolyn Garcia 2-0.
The victory over Mladenovich will allow them to play in the semifinals with the winner of the Martich - Sabalenko couple, who previously played Ukrainian for an hour.