Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina in the quarterfinals of the tournament in the Chinese Zhengzhou in a bitter struggle lost to Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic.
The match lasted almost three hours and ended with the victory of the French athletes in three sets 4:6, 6:4, 3:6.
In the first set Svitolina lost twice on his serve, which determined its result.
In the second set, Elina managed to implement two breaks – as a result, she evened the score. However, Mladenovic is very powerful the beginning of the third set, forcing Svitolina often wrong. In particular, the third racket of the world five times and lost his serve for one party, although, in turn, took three games for the filing of the opponent.
It is important to note that Svitolina today held the second round of the tournament against Yulia Putintseva, won strong-willed victory over the representative of Kazakhstan.
Mladenovic in the semifinals of the tournament will meet with Croat Petra Martic.