Svitolina: “my goal Now is to surpass the record Medvedev”

Свитолина: "Сейчас моя цель – превзойти рекорд Медведева"

Elina Svitolina

Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina has set a serious goal – to beat Andrei Medvedev, who at the time was ranked fourth in the ATP ranking.

Last season was the most successful in the career Svitolina – Ukrainian’ve been in three finals on the WTA tournaments that allowed her to become the first Ukrainian player in history, completing the year in the top 15 in the world rankings.

Andriy Medvedev, Ukrainian tennis player, who 22 years ago was on the 4th position in the men’s world rankings. Such a task is now set before the Svitolina.

My interview with a native of Odessa gave to The Courier Mail.

“Now my goal is to beat Andrew. I’m working on it. There are a lot of young girls playing well. I think some of us need time.

My results show Ukrainian youth that everyone is able to achieve success through hard work and a small percentage of luck. It shows them what can happen anything. Victory over Serena Williams in the quarterfinals of the Olympics was special – I won the match for his country. I am happy that I became part of Ukraine’s success in the sport,” said Elina.

Also, the Ukrainian spoke about the coaching changes in her team.

“I worked with Justine Henin throughout 2016, but now is expecting her second child. Urby? (approx. edited by Vicario Gabriel Antonio). I look forward to this cooperation. He will be in Brisbane and in Sydney. I came to Brisbane for play practice. When I come to this tournament – my tasks are always the most high”, – concluded 14-I racket of the world.

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