The national team of Ukraine comfortable leads in the tennis on the results of the first day of the Second match of the World group of the fed Cup.
First on court of the Kharkov Palace of sport “Lokomotiv” came the second racket of Ukraine Lesya Tsurenko and leader of the Australian team Daria Gavrilova. Tsurenko via face-to-face meetings led 3:0. Although Gavrilov was the favorite of the match, the perfect tactical training Ukrainian helped her to win a crushing victory.
Gavrilova in each set the first did back break, but Tsurenko quickly answered her rival and immediately went into the lead. Les had one of his best matches in recent months, forcing the opponent to play by their own rules.
To develop their success of Ukraine tried the strongest tennis player of the country’s Elina Svitolina, which resisted 156-ranked Ashleigh Barty. Despite outsider status, Barty had a great launch games, leading 3:0. Svitolina gradually found their rhythm, however, regular failures on his serve led to losing the first set.
In the second game the Ukrainian player on his serve and did not allow a single break-point and three break back Svitolina in the game. At the start of the decisive game Elina made the break and opened a path to victory. To bring the match to its logical conclusion Svitolina was more work.
Thus, the Ukrainian team for the final victory left to take one point. The first early chance to win will be Elina Svitolina, who will play against Daria Gavrilova.
Ukraine – Australia 2:0
Lesya Tsurenko — Daria Gavrilova — 6:2, 6:3
Elina Svitolina – Ashleigh Barty– 4:6, 6:1, 6:2
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