Ukrainian tennis player Kateryna Kozlova will play in the main draw of the U.S. Open.
In the final qualification Kozlov for two and a half hour to beat former 26-th racket of the world Anna Caroline-Smelova. Ukrainian can be managed in two sets, but in the starting party was leading 5:2 and failed to convert four set-balls.
Gantry for the upcoming US Open will be the sixth tournament of the Grand slam, and in new York, the native of Nikolaev will perform for the third time in a row.
His first victory in the main draw of the major Ekaterina Kozlova’ll try to get in a match with a member of the top 50 Romanian Irina-Camelia Begu.
Ekaterina Kozlova (Ukraine, 10) – Anna-Caroline Smidova (Slovakia) – 6:7, 6:4, 6:1
Unexpected defeat in the final qualification was defeated Sergiy Stakhovsky – the second racket of Ukraine, losing to little-known Czech Vaclav Safranek for the first time since 2009 will not participate in the main draw of the US Open.
Sergiy Stakhovsky (Ukraine, 4) — Vaclav Safranek (Czech Republic) – 6:3, 5:7, 1:6
Thus, at the USA Open championship of Ukraine will be represented by four tennis player Alexander Dolgopolov, Elina Svitolina, Lesia Tsurenko and Kateryna Kozlova. The matches of the main stage of the US Open will start on Monday, August 28.
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