Ukrainian tennis player Diane Yastremsky and Ekaterina Kozlova with different result had their matches on clay tournament in Istanbul.
After a victory over the eminent German Andrea Petkovic in the second round Yastremsky was waiting for the 18-year-old Russian Anna Kalinskaya, who is in the WTA rankings for the 145-th row.
Ukrainian completely controlled the match and won a legitimate victory in two sets. Yastremsky in the usual aggressive style with ease designed one break after the other – two party Diane managed seven times to take a supply of Kale, which is answered by three successful games at the reception.
In the quarterfinals Diane Yastremsky on Friday will play the winner of the match Sarah Sorribes Tormo (Spain) – Jan Chepalova (Slovakia).
Anna Kalinskaya (Rus) — Diana Yastremsky (Ukraine) — 1:6, 4:6
Ekaterina Kozlova are unable to interrupt a prolonged series of failures on the WTA tour. In Istanbul, the Ukrainian lost the sixth match in a row in the main draw of the competition’s elite category.
During the first set, Kozlov was leading 4:1, but managed to give up five games in a row. Belgian Mertens took the initiative and confidently brought the match to its logical conclusion.
Alice Mertens (Belgium, 6) — Kateryna Kozlova (Ukraine) — 6:4, 6:1
At 19:00 Kyiv time on their way to the tournament in Istanbul will begin the first racket of Ukraine Elina Svitolina, who as the leader of sowing will face Russian Victoria Kamenskaya.
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