The first racket of Ukraine Elina Svitolina faced problems in the first round of a clay tournament in Istanbul.
The first seeded Svitolina met with the 210-th racket of the world Victoria Kamenskaya, which made its way into the main draw from qualifying. Ukrainian was the undisputed favorite of the match, and hardly anyone had expected that this match will be delayed for a maximum three parties.
In the first set, it became clear that Svitolina any problems. Ukrainian sluggish to react to what is happening on the court and his whole appearance showed that much desire to play this day she does not. Elina made three breaks, but only with the tenth set bol took the lead.
In the second set Svitolina began to give up one draw after another. In the end, ambiguous 0:6 in the match against the player that is not even in the top 200 of the WTA rankings.
On the final set Svitolina gathered and allowed himself to lose only one game. Next opponent of us will be Alexander Cadance also qualifying in Istanbul.
Elina Svitolina (Ukraine 1) Victoria Kamenskaya (Russia) — 6:4, 0:6, 6:1
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