The strongest tennis player of Ukrainian Elina Svitolina successfully launched on representative tournament in Doha WTA Premier category 5 with a prize pool of $2,666,000.
The status of the third-seeded Svitolina missed the first round and the second round he met the 18-year-old Czech woman Maggie Vondrusova. Ukrainian was considered the undisputed favorite of the match and without any problems scored the tenth win of the season.
First set Svitolina took two breaks. During the second game the Ukrainian led 4:1, but made a back break and lost the advantage. In the tenth game Svitolina managed to earn a triple match-point – Elina at the reception made a backhand and ended the match in their favor.
In the opening match in Doha, Svitolina filed 1 ACE, made 3 double faults, made 10 winners, made 18 unforced errors and implemented 4 of 7 break points.
Elina Svitolina for the first time made it to the third round of the tournament in Doha, and her next opponent will be the winner of the match between Agnieszka Radwanska (Poland) and Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic).
Elina Svitolina (Ukraine, 3) Market Vondrousova (Czech Republic) – 6:2, 6:4