16-year-old Ukrainian tennis player Marta Kostyuk kept the chances for the Ukrainian team to reach the final of the Federation Cup. 195 world number one won the confidence of the Estonian Saara Orav.
Kostyuk was able to cope with less than an hour, defeating his opponent in two sets – 6:3, 6:0.
In the first set, issued March three breaks and allowed the opponent only one time to take his serve.
In the second game the Ukrainian player just destroyed the Estonian. Tennis players spent on the court 22 minutes, during which the gam did not win a single game.
Now Ukraine still have chances to reach the final of the Federation Cup. The Ukrainians need to beat Estonia 3:0 and hope that Bulgaria beat Sweden 2:1.
In the opening confrontation between Ukraine lost to the leaders of the Quartet – the Swedes 2:1. In particular, summed up the Ukraine Lesya Tsurenko. She suddenly devastating lost to Rebecca Peterson.
Thursday, February 7, Ukrainka defeated Bulgaria. In particular, the success of “blue-yellow” has provided Martha Kostiuk and Nadezhda Kichenok, who won the doubles confrontation.
What is the Federation Cup?
It is the largest international team competition in women’s tennis. The organizer of the tournament is the international tennis Federation. In the men’s tournament similar competition called the Davis Cup. Most Cup won team USA – 18; ten victories on the account of the national team of the Czech Republic (including the success of the times of Czechoslovakia), and seven in Australian.
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