The strongest tennis player of Ukrainian Elina Svitolina for the first time are unable to reach the last eight of a major grass tournament in Birmingham.
For his second career quarterfinal on grass Svitolina competed with the 102-th racket of the world Kamila Georgie. Italian once was in the top 30, and now actively tries to return to its former position. The only full-time in 2014 on hard courts tournament in Wuhan ended with the victory Svitolina in two sets.
Junction starter set occurred in late games when the score was 4:4 Georgie played two break-point, and then made the break and was one step away from the quarterfinals.
In the second set Svitolina has added Ukrainian seized the initiative and led 4:0. Towards the end of the set to see Georgie back the confidence that almost led to the great comeback. Taking the 5:1, Svitolina almost lost all his advantage in the end two good feed helped Elina to translate the game into the deciding set.
At the start of the third set Georgie gave Svitolina break. The Ukrainian took advantage of this situation and immediately lost his serve. Back break was the turning point of the match – Georgie stepped up pressure on the opponent and quickly went into the lead. Camila confidently filed and reliably operated with the back line – that was enough to make it to the quarterfinals of the tournament WTA Premier.
For an exit in the second round of “Aegon Classic Birmingham” Elina Svitolina earned 55 points and nearly 12 thousand dollars in prize money.
Camila Giorgi (Italy) – Elina Svitolina (Ukraine, 2) – 6:4, 4:6, 6:2
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