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The Ukrainian national tennis team started with two victories in the meeting with Romania at the Billie Jean King Cup

ByИван Дунаев

Apr 13, 2024

 The Ukrainian national tennis team started with two victories in the meeting with Romania at the Billie Jean King Cup

On the first day of play, Lesya Tsurenko and Elina Svitolina won their singles matches.

The Ukrainian women's tennis team won two victories on the first day of the match meeting with Romania in the Billie Jean King Cup qualifications. Lesya Tsurenko and Elina Svitolina won their singles matches.

In the first match of the Ukrainian-Romanian confrontation, Tsurenko beat Ana Bogdan in a strong-willed style with a score of 3:6 , 6:2, 6:0.

Svitolina supported the successful start of her compatriot and defeated Jacqueline Christian in the second game with a score of 6:3, 7:5.

Thus, after On the first match day, Ukraine leads with a score of 2:0 in the match duel with Romania. For the overall victory, the “blue-yellows” only need to win one more match.

Svitolina – Bogdan and Tsurenko – Christian matches are scheduled for Saturday, April 13, as well as a doubles match, where Ukraine will be represented by Lyudmila and Nadezhda Kichenok, and Romania – Anca Todoni and Mara Gae.

We would like to add that the Romanian team is missing its leader – former world No. 1 Simona Halep, who had health problems after the tournament in Miami.

The winner of the match between Ukraine and Romania will advance to the final round of the Billie Jean King Cup, and the losing team will return to the playoff round.

Note that Ukraine is trying to get into the final part of the Billy Cup for the third year in a row Gene King. In 2022, our tennis players lost to the US team, and in 2023 – to the Czech team.

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