The first racket of Ukraine Elina Svitolina has completed performance at the tournament series Premier 5 in Toronto.
On stage Svitolina lost to 20-year-old American Sofia Kenin, who in the previous round also beat another Ukrainian Dayana Yastremsky – 6:7, 4:6.
At the course of the first set, Svitolina was up 4:1, but then allowed Kenin to offset this handicap. The result set was decided in favor of American tennis players on a tie-break, where the Ukrainian lost three times on his serve.
The second batch was also the first for Svitolina, but then Kenin took the advantage and won the set and, respectively, match.
In the semi-final the American will play against the winner of a pair of Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic) – Bianca Andreescu (Romania).
By the way, Svitolina with Diana Yastremsky, Lesya Tsurenko and Kateryna Kozlova will play in the main draw of the US Open. The U.S. open kicks off August 26 and will end on 7 September.