Unexpectedly losing the first set, the Governor effectively took the remaining two games to nil.
The first racket of Ukraine Elina Svitolina at the prestigious tournament in Rome, defeated in three sets the German tennis player Mona Barthel reports “Диалог.UA”.
The first set has developed for the native of Odessa who train in Kharkiv, pretty dramatic. Vyigryvat break, 2:0, she was able to win only one of their next seven games. Suddenly Barthel won the first set, the opponents that are on four dozen lines above the rating.
However, the Ukrainian was previously health problems, which she even refused to participate in doubles.
However, in the next two sets Elina took the initiative in their hands and not a stone was left of her rival, taking just twelve games in a row, and with them the entire match. The total score встречи3-6 6-0 6-0 in favor of the Ukrainian.
Winning the match, Svitolina set a new personal record at the Rome tournament before she has never managed to reach the quarterfinals of the Premiere in Rome.
In the 1/4 final the Ukrainian will play against Czech Karolina Pliskova, who today defeated Timea Bacsinszky Switzerland).
Earlier, the Ukrainian athlete in the tournament in Rememberal in a rather difficult match of the Frenchwoman Alize cornet.