The second racket of the Ukraine’s Lesia Tsurenko in brilliant style defeated the experienced Russian Ekaterina Makarova.
Victory over compatriot Ekaterina Kozlova allowed Tsurenko for the first time in his career to reach the second round of the Open championship of France. On the eve of Les celebrated his 28th birthday – the best present for Ukrainian women would be the ticket to the 1/16 finals, but to get it was very difficult, because from Kiev met with the offender of the first racket of the world, Angelique Kerber Ekaterina Makarova, who won both face-to-face match against Tsurenko.
At the start of the match, Makarova was showing the tennis, which in the first round defeated Kerber. Fortunately, Catherine was only enough for two games then fell unforced errors, and Tsurenko gradually to have found their game and began to take the initiative.
Yielding 0:2 with break, Les issued a stunning series of eight won games in a row. Ukrainian did not expect gifts from Makarova, and myself at the first opportunity, pleased the audience with a spectacular winnercom.
In the second set Makarova with the score 2:4 called on court of the doctor. This pause Tsurenko knocked – Les in the next game made another break and then served for the match.
Lesya Tsurenko in the second time in his career will play in the third round in the tournament series Grand slam. Next opponent Ukrainka will become the first racket of Latvia Jelena Ostapenko, who is in the WTA ranking 47th position.
Ekaterina Makarova (Russia) – Lesia Tsurenko (Ukraine) – 2:6, 2:6
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