Today’s meeting cornet and Svitolina became the fourth in the history of struggles of young tennis players.
Despite a significantly higher rating of successful career, it was ahead of it French – 2:1.
However, in the current season, the Ukrainian scored such a course that was set up quite clearly to repeat last year’s success at Roland Garros and beat alizée.
From the first minutes of the match Svitolina acted aggressively and powerfully, as befits a favorite. Root defended well, however two breaks have done their – the starter set is left for the Ukrainian.
In the second instalment girls are regularly held his serve until the tie-break. Already there are French double-Veda with a mini-break, until the account was 6:6. From that moment began absolutely typical for women’s tennis “swing.” Four girls gave their own two feed, alternately wasting the set ball.
Fortunately, the first “came to himself” and Elina, though on the fourth attempt, but managed to close the match in their favor.
Tomorrow the Governor will face German Mona Barthel in the quarter-finals of the prestigious tournament.
Elina Svitolina (Ukraine, 8) – Alize Cornet (France) – 6:4, 7:6 (11)
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