Ukrainian tennis players continue with varying success to play in tournaments of series WTA.
Elina Svitolina defend the title in Kuala Lumpur started with a comfortable victory over 148-th racket of the world Jang so-Jung. Debutante top 10 of the WTA rankings extended its winning streak to 13 matches.
The problems Svitolina emerged only with the score 3:0. The Ukrainian lost three consecutive games and almost allowed the rival to come forward. Frustrated by missed chance With Jung in the next game I lost my serve and more challenges Elina is not created.
There is a negative point – Svitolina was having problems with his left leg, which the Ukrainian was summoned to court as a physiotherapist.
For the quarter-finals of the Malaysian tournament, Svitolina will argue with 106-th racket of the world Nao hibino.
Elina Svitolina (Ukraine, 1) – Chan-With-Jung (South Korea) – 6:2, 6:3
For 17-year-old Katarina zavackas the tournament in Kuala Lumpur was the debut on the WTA level. Young Ukrainian adequately confronted the 93-th racket of the world Magda linette – Zavacka after failing in the opening set but won the second game, but the decisive phase of the game through experience is better spent pole.
Magda Linette (Poland) – Katarina Zavacka (Ukraine) – 6:1, 3:6, 6:3
Lesia Tsurenko in the first round of the tournament on hard courts in Acapulco concluded its six-week series without a victory on tournaments of series WTA. From Kiev did not meet with much resistance from the chloé Paquet, who in the current WTA ranking is in the third hundred.
Tsurenko organized seven breaks at two lost games on her serve. Next opponent Lesia could become Kateryna Bondarenko in the first round will be the German Julia Gerges.
Chloe Paquet (France) — Lesia Tsurenko (Ukraine, 7) — 2:6, 1:6
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