Svitolina starts at the US Open with a comeback victory

Свитолина стартует на US Open с волевой победы

Elina Svitolina

Ukrainian Elina Svitolina made it to the second round of the U.S. Open, beating tennisistku from the Luxembourg Mandy Minella.

The only representative of Ukraine at the US Open, which rightly expect a miracle, it was Svitolina. Ukrainka had a good preparation for the last Major of the season and the first were great on hard courts of the Olympic in Rio, and after two weeks reached the final of the competition in new haven.

The grid at the US Open 22nd-seeded got not simple, but the Mandy Minella of Luxembourg dwarf it is necessary to pass it confidently and without question. All that can boast of a 30-year-old tennis player is a victory in the tournament series Challenge in the Croatian Bol.

Despite the difference in 71 ranking, the first batch of a cakewalk for Ukrainka was not. Mandy fought for every ball and twice could make the break at the start. Ukrainian stand, but faltered in the closing stages of the meeting. Having triple break point in the flow of the opponent Ukrainka managed to concede the next game period with the score 9:1 drawings that has led to the leadership of Minelli. The girl from Monaco began frantically to serve for the match, but she didn’t. Moreover – trying to secure a tie-break Mandy double wrong on the pitch and now she had to win on the pitch Svitolina. But that she managed. Problems with crucial innings Elina continued and she lost the game, moving the party to a tie-break. There already Minella has snatched victory in the set, corny made a mistake at one time less than the Governor.

However, if the first set lasted 63 minutes, the remaining two sets of arrows 52 turnover on the court was only one tennis-player. Ukrainian destroyed Mandy in 23 minutes in the second set and six more minutes the girls played in the final set.

As for the mesh, the next opponent Svitolina will be American Lauren Davis, and in case of a victory over the mistress of courts, the Ukrainian has all the chances to meet up with his recent obecirol – Petra Kvitova.

Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) – Mandy Minella (Luxembourg) – 6:7 (5), 6:0, 6:2.

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