Lesia Tsurenko is the only among the Ukrainians managed to reach the second round of the tournament on hard courts in Mexico WTA International category with a prize Fund of $250,000.
The current champion of the tournament in Acapulco in the first round in two sets dealt with the 102-th racket of the world of USA’s Lauren Davis. In the first set Tsurenko led 3:0, then lost four games in a row, but in the end Seth managed to make two breaks in a row. The second set, Tsurenko was formed easier – Lesya again won three consecutive games and finished the match in their favor.
Lesya Tsurenko (Ukraine, 7) – Lauren Davis (USA) – 6:4, 6:1
Rival of Lesya Tsurenko in the second round in Acapulco was determined in the match between Arina Rodionova and Ukrainian Kateryna Kozlova. A native of Nikolaev was considered the favorite of the match, but due to health problems after 40 minutes after the start of the match refused to continue the fight.
Arina Rodionova (Australia) – Kateryna Kozlova (Ukraine) – 6:2, 1:0, the refusal of the Gantry
Injury prevented to advance to the second round and giving Yastremsky – 17-summer inhabitant of Odessa won the first set in the match against the Olympic champion in Rio 2016 Monica Puig, but the ankle injury did not allow young Ukrainian woman to provide full resistance the tennis player from Puerto Rico.
Monica Puig (Puerto Rico) — Diane Yastremsky (Ukraine) — 2:6, 6:4, 5:0, failure Yastremsky
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