The best tennis player of Ukrainian Elina Svitolina effectively reached the semi-finals of the tournament in Dubai and set a new record

Beating American Lauren Davis, the Ukrainian athlete will rise to the 11-th place in the women’s singles WTA ranking.

A native
Odessa living in Kharkov Elina Svitolina advanced to the semifinals of the prestigious tennis
the tournament in Dubai (UAE), reports “Dialog

In the quarterfinal
match Svitolina crossed rackets with American Lauren Davis and beat it in
two sets, with the first – defeated rival with a whitewash. In the second
set competitor from the United States provided the Ukrainian good resistance, but Elina
to be able to pressurize.

The total score
match: 6:0, 6:4 in favor of Svitolina. Now in the semifinals of the tournament Ukrainian
the tennis player will meet with the second racket of the world, Angelique Kerber (Germany,
Poland), who defeated the Croatian Ana Groom.

By the way,
win of Elina Svitolina in the quarterfinals of the let her go up to 11-th line
the WTA rankings. This result will become a national record of Ukraine and personal
the record for the most athletes, which has not yet risen in the ranking so high.

We will remind, in a match of the fed Cup women’s tennination of Ukraine defeated the team of Australia and progressed to the next stage.

As previously wrote “Диалог.UA” on the Taiwan tournament Linewithin took first place, beating in the final of the Chinese athlete.