• 24/04/2024 15:49

Svitolina made a victorious start at the tournament in Indian Wells, Kostyuk reached the 1/8 finals without a fight

ByИван Дунаев

Mar 10, 2024

 Svitolina started victoriously at the tournament in Indian Wells, Kostyuk reached the 1/8 finals without a fight

In the third round, Elina will compete with the offender Lesya Tsurenko, and the next Marta's rival could be a Russian.

The first racket of Ukraine Elina Svitolinasuccessfully started her performance at the WTA 1000 tournament in Indian Wells (USA).

The 29-year-old native of Odessa (No. 17 WTA) started in the second round of the competition with a victory over the Czech Katerzina Sinyakova (No. 41 WTA) – 6: 3, 2:6, 6:1.

The match lasted exactly 2 hours. Svitolina served twice, made 5 double faults and used 4 out of 11 break points.

In the 1/16 finals, Elina will play with American Emma Navarro (No. 23 WTA), who beat Ukrainian Lesia Tsurenko in the second round (No. 37 WTA) with a score of 4:6, 7:5, 7:5.

The match lasted 2 hours and 29 minutes. Tsurenko never served through, made 8 double faults and used 8 out of 15 break points.

In addition to Svitolina, Ukrainian Marta Kostyuk (No. 32 WTA), who has already qualified for 1 /8 finals, since the Czech Marketa Vondrousova (No. 7 WTA) withdrew from the competition for an unknown reason.

Note that in the second round Kostyuk beat the Japanese Mai Hontama (No. 120 WTA) – 6: 4, 6: 2.

In the 1/8, Ukrainian Marta will meet the winner of the match between “neutral” Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (No. 24 WTA) and Brazilian Beatrice Haddad Maia (No. 13 WTA).

Remember , earlier Ukrainian tennis players Angelina Kalinina (No. 35 WTA) and Dayana Yastremska (No. 31 WTA) dropped out in the second round of the tournament in Indian Wells.

Due to an injury, Yastremska was unable to complete the match with Briton Emma Raducanu ( No. 250 WTA), withdrawing in the first set after consulting a doctor with the score 4:0 in favor of the British woman. Kalinina lost to Italian Lucia Bronzetti (No. 53 WTA) – 3:6, 4:6.

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