Svitolina in a difficult match beat Kuznetsov

Свитолина в тяжелом матче обыграла Кузнецову

Elina Svitolina

Elina Svitolina started with a victory on tournament in Cincinnati.

The first racket of Ukraine Elina Svitolina made it to the third round of the tournament series Premier 5 in Cincinnati, beating in three sets the Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova 7:6(1), 4:6, 6:4.

Elina confident start of the match, took the lead 4:1, but then lost four games. With the score 5:5 Kuznetsova made a break, but Elina did not give to apply for a set, has your breakpoint to translate the game into a tie-break. There are eight drawings of the Ukrainian gave the opponent only one, the writing set in the asset 65 minutes.

In the second set Svitolina took the lead again 2:0, but then gave up four consecutive games. Ukrainian equalized (4:4), but are unable to make a break, and then lost her serve, losing the set.

From the start of the final set Svitolina once again went into the lead with two breaks (4:1). Kuznetsova played one, but not defended (5:2). Apply to win at the first attempt Svitolina failed, but in the tenth game of the second with match points, the Ukrainian has issued a ticket to the next round.

Rival Svitolina in the third round will be determined in the match Amanda Anisimova – Petra Martic.

All results of the tournament in Cincinnati look at

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