The first racket of Ukraine Elina Svitolina close to a third title of the season.
On the way to his ninth career final, Svitolina had to beat Dominika Jan Tsepelovo, which in the quarterfinals made a sports miracle, played in the match with Diane Yastremsky from the account 2:6, 2:5.
At the start of the match, tennis players have exchanged breaks, then Svitolina firmly grasp the initiative, issuing a series of four won games in a row. With the score 5:2 Chepelova tried to make a comeback, but failed to convert a triple break-point.
In the second set Svitolina with the score 2:2 made a break, then won two more games, and all attempts Cepelovo back in the game Ukrainka successfully neutralized.
For the third title of the season, Svitolina will argue with the 65-th racket of the world Belgian Elise Mertens, who before her trip to Istanbul in a match of the Federation Cup beat two ranked Russians, while Turkey has consistently knocked out Ekaterina Kozlova, Sara Errani, Cagle Buyukakcay and Irina Begu.
We will remind, in this season on account Svitolina already have two titles – a native of Odessa won the tournaments in Taipei and Dubai.
Elina Svitolina (Ukraine, 1) — Yana Chepelova (Slovakia) — 6:2, 6:3
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