Elina Svitolina at the expense of victory at a major tournament in Dubai rewrote the history of the Ukrainian tennis.
In the final of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships Svitolina in two sets has beaten eks-the first racket of the world Caroline Wozniacki (6:4, 6:3). Kharkov for the victory at the WTA Premier 5 earned 900 points 487,245 thousand dollars.
Thanks to the title in the UAE from Monday Elina Svitolina becomes the 10-th racket of the world. First tennis player from Ukraine will enter the top ten in the WTA rankings.
“All my life I wanted to be in the top ten rankings, so it’s an amazing feeling that I was able to achieve this result, it was winning the title. Very happy as I held this final. Glad that today was able to play tennis,” said Svitolina at the press conference after the final.
Svitolina is making a valid application for debut getting to the Final of the WTA tournament after winning in Dubai, Ukrainian moved to the second line in the title race, trailing only the most decorated tennis player of our time, Serena Williams.
Current winning streak Svitolina reached 12 matches – Ukrainian for the most successful segment in his career won tournaments in Taipei and Dubai, and helped his team to reach the playoffs of the World group of the fed Cup.
The final match of the tournament in Dubai between Elina Svitolina and Caroline Wozniacki:
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