Ukrainian tennis player Svitolina became the third racket of the world

Svitolina set a personal and national record

Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina officially became the third racket of the world. In the updated rating of Female tennis Association (WTA) Svitolina moved up one position, sitting behind the Spaniard, Harbin Muguruza and Romanian athlete Simona Halep.

Rising to third place, Svitolina broke the national record of Ukraine, which belonged to Andriy Medvedev. Kiev may 16, 1994, was in fourth place in the world ranking.

“Very happy to move to the next level of his career. Thanks to all my fans for the kind words that motivate me and give me strength! This incredible season continues, moving on,” wrote Svitolina on his page in Facebook.

It is reported that this year Svitolina has won five WTA tournaments. The tournament “Grand slam” Elina first played in the fourth round of Wimbledon and the US Open and made it to the quarterfinals of the “Roland Garros”. In addition, the Ukrainian athlete took the third place in champion race WTA-2017.

Earlier it was reported that Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina finished their performances at the U.S. Open. Ukrainian in 1/8 finals lost to the sportswoman from United States Madison keys.