Elina Svitolina failed to reach the final of Wimbledon. Ukrainian lost in the semifinals to the representative of Romania Simona Halep.
Elina Svitolina – Simona Halep 0:2 (1:6, 3:6)
A meeting of tennis players at Wimbledon became the eighth personal. Prior to that, she has won four matches and lost three. Also athletes have never played each other on grass, which only added to the intrigue.
Already in the first game the player was given to understand that the court will unfold fierce battle. Svitolina earned three break points, but Halep managed to win. On submitting Ukrainka also Halep had three break points and managed to take advantage – 2:0.
Then Svitolina did a back break. It turned out that this is the only game that the Ukrainian managed to get in the first batch. Svitolina was able to play 5 set points, but the Romanian has put the squeeze on Elina – 6:1. The set lasted 44 minutes.
In the second set Svitolina more successfully played on his serve, winning three games in a row. And in the reception case, Elina was much worse. The first draw on the flow of Romanian Svitolina won only in the eighth game. At the time Halep has already made the break and won 4:3.
After that, Halep has protected his serve and won the match on the pitch Svitolina – 3:6.