Ukrainian tennis player Lesya Tsurenko stopped one step away from a crucial match at the International WTA tournament in Hobart.
At the semifinal stage of the “Hobart International” Tsurenko met with Romanian Michaela Buzarnescu, which two years ago was not even in the top 300 of the WTA rankings, but managed to make an impressive breakthrough for the first time and claimed to reach the final of the tournament category WTA.
Tsurenko was the favorite of the match, but adapted to left-handed rival her and failed. Les won Buzarnescu just four games and failed for the fourth time in his career to reach the final of the WTA tournament.
Five breaks of the opponent Tsurenko responded only one successful game at the reception. In the semifinal match Les do not submit any ACE, made 5 double faults, made 8 winnershow and made 39 unforced errors.
Speech in Hobart brought Lesia Tsurenko 11 $ 500 in prize money and 110 points in the WTA rankings.
Lesya Tsurenko (Ukraine, 5) – Buzarnescu Mihaela (Romania) – 2:6, 2:6