Svitolina made it to the semifinals of the tournament in Brisbane

Свитолина пробилась в полуфинал турнира в Брисбене

Elina Svitolina

Elina Svitolina advanced to the semifinals at the crack Johanna konta.

Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina won a difficult victory over the British Johanna Contoy in the quarterfinals of the tournament in Brisbane.

The fight lasted 2 hours and 15 minutes. In the first set Svitolina managed to take only one game, losing three on his serve. In the second game, the opponents take turns defending their game and moved the game into the tie-break, where the stronger was the Ukrainian.

Before the start of the decisive set konta took a medical break, and then, having played five games, withdrew from the competition.

Thus, Svitolina is the second time in a row the semi-finals of the tournament in Brisbane. There she will meet the winner of a pair of Karolina Pliskova – Kaia Kanepi.

Brisbane. The quarter-finals

Elina Svitolina (Ukraine, 3) – Johanna konta (Britain, 5) – 1:6, 7:6 (6), 3:2, failure kąty

We will remind, on the way to the semifinals, Svitolina defeated Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro and Croatian Ana Groom.

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