He went out in the 1/4 final of the tournament in France, knocking out eminent rival

Костюк вышла в 1/4 финала на турнире во Франции, выбив именитую соперницу

16-year-old Ukrainian tennis player Marta Kostyuk has successfully overcome the 1/8 finals of the prestigious clay tournament in the French city of Strasbourg.

For a spot in the quarterfinals March in two sets (6:3, 6:1) beat the more famous Chinese Zheng Saisai, which occupies 45-e a place in rating WTA.

The first set he started, taking a break. However, Saisai quickly equalized and even took the lead. After the score became 3:2 in favor of Chinese women, Marta won four consecutive games and took the set.

In the second party struggle was not. He thrice made the break and easily won the game 6:1.

In the next round he will play against the winner of the match between Rebecca Peterson – Caroline Garcia.

The tournament also speaks Ukrainian Dayana Yastremsky. She’s in 1/8 finals will play against experienced Australian Samantha Stosur.