The strongest tennis player of Ukrainian Elina Svitolina in a difficult match, opened the scoring victories in the Open championship of the USA.
Svitolina is the sixth time launched in the main draw of the US Open – a native of Odessa received the fourth seed and entered the circle of players, claiming the status of the first racket of the world.
With the draw Svitolina no luck in the first round, the Ukrainian met with 42-th racket of the world the Katerina Sinyakova, which this year won three victories over players in the top 10, including the final match against Caroline Wozniacki at the tournament in Bastade.
First set Svitolina won in just 26 minutes – Elina implemented 3 of the 5 break points and his serve neutralized three chances of the opponent on a back break. Siniakova played a very “dirty”, allowing in the opening set 15 unforced errors.
During the second batch all went to a comfortable win Svitolina – fourth racket of the tournament was leading 3:1 but in the tenth game unable to submit for the match. At the tiebreak tennis players because of the rain we had the day to leave the court. After the resumption of the struggle siniakova won four goals in a row and forced Svitolina to give a party.
The deciding set Svitolina started with flow loss, but in the fourth game Sinyakova a series of unforced errors helped the Ukrainian to restore parity. Elina pulled themselves together, plugged in its usual stability and have successfully completed one of the most difficult matches in his career.
Elina Svitolina won the tenth win of the season tournament series Grand slam, what happened to a Ukrainian for the first time in his career. Next opponent the fourth seed will be the winner of the match between Eugene Home and Eugenie Bouchard.
Elina Svitolina (Ukraine, 4) – Katerina Sinyakova (Czech Republic) – 6:0, 6:7, 6:3
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