Elina Svitolina failed for the first time in his career to reach the final of the Grand slam tournament.
In the semi-finals of Wimbledon
Svitolina 1 hour and 14 minutes lost to Simona Halep was not able to take revenge
Romanian woman for the defeat two years ago in the quarterfinals of Roland Garros.
The first two games of the match
lasted 20 minutes, but then Halep sharply increased and began to dominate on the court.
Svitolina played too passively and allowed Halep to dictate the points, the semi-finals.
In the end, in the first set after the break Elina lost four games
in a row.
In the second game key
became the seventh game when the score was 3:3 Svitolina on his serve and made three
unforced errors and handed Halep a break. The Romanian had to do just
two steps to the final, which she promptly did.
In the match with Halep, Svitolina
lost more than half of points on his serve. Ukrainian made only 10
winnershow (opponent – 26) with 16 unforced errors (16 Halep).
At Wimbledon Elina
Svitolina earned 780 points and about 600 thousand pounds in prize money.
Elina Svitolina (Ukraine, 8) – Simona Halep (Romania, 7) – 1:6, 3:6