Svitolina in an incredible match to the quarter-finals in Indian wells

Свитолина в невероятном матче пробилась в четвертьфинал в Индиан-Уэллсе

Elina Svitolina

The first racket of Ukraine for the first time in his career came in the quarterfinals of this tournament.

The first racket of Ukraine Elina Svitolina got the victory in the fourth round of the prestigious tournament series Premier Mandatory in Indian wells over the Australian tennis star Ashleigh Barty 7:6(8), 5:7, 6:4.

Barty started the match very strongly, winning their easy flow and forcing the fight Elina at the reception, but Svitolina gradually began to enter the game and play more confidently. Ukrainian brought up issues on their feeds and in the ninth game made the break. However, to apply for a set she failed, and after two games on her serve and even had to earn a set point. The fate of the set was decided on a tie-break, where Barty did not take advantage of (6:3) and four set point. The party eventually went to the asset Svitolina (10:8).

Barty was close to make a break early in the second set, having breakpoint in the first game and three more in the third, but instead gave his serve and Svitolina led 3-1, and after another exchange of games – 5:3, but the next four games were won by the Australian. Barty played two match points and delivered its sixth set point to take the game in a single game.

Svitolina lost the game on his serve at the start of the third set and took a medical break when the score was 1:2. After the game resumed Barty battled back with two breakpoints, and then four games at his own expense recorded Ukrainka (5:3). To reach match points on his serve Svitolina failed, but then having a match ball in the third game (fifth in the match) on the filing of the opponent.

Girls spent on the court 3 hours 14 minutes. Elina got the fifth victory in the confrontation with Ashley, the Australian has lost all meetings.

Elina Svitolina’s first appearance in the 1/4 finals at the tournament in Indian wells. Next opponent Ukrainka will become the 61st player in the world Market Vondrousova from Czech Republic, who sensationally knocked out Simona Halep.

Indian Wells. The fourth round

Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) – Ashleigh Barty (Australia) – 7:6(8), 5:7, 6:4

Watch the video review of the match Svitolina – barti

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