The first racket of Ukraine Elina Svitolina has not reached the second round match of the tournament WTA International in Hong Kong.
After defeating Zarina Diyas (6:4, 7:6) Svitolina at the press conference did not rule out that the injury to the right hip will not allow her to continue in Hong Kong. Ukrainka has passed an additional examination and decided not to risk your health.
WTA Insider confirmed that the first racket of the Hong Kong Elina Svitolina was not on the match of the second round against American Nicole Gibbs.
The refusal to continue the struggle in Hong Kong is linked to future Final WTA tournament, which kicks off in Singapore on October 22. Svitolina, early and guaranteeing themselves a place in the top 8 Championship race WTA, for the first time qualified for the WTA Finals.
The refusal to continue the struggle in Hong Kong will not affect the ranking position Svitolina. Elina last week dropped out of the top 3 and surely is in the fourth position.
Elina Svitolina is the second time in the season did not finish the tournament due to health problems. In March, the Ukrainian in connection with injury of the left ankle has not reached the second round match of the tournament WTA International in Kuala Lumpur.
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