Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina in the semifinals of the WTA tournament in Doha (Qatar) met with the ex-first racket of the world Simona Halep. Tennis players have identified stronger in the end three sets.
Stronger was a Romanian who managed to reverse the course of confrontation in the third set. 6:3, 3:6, 6:4 in favor of Halep.
In the first game for the first time Elina lost her serve in the third game. Ukrainka won the game 15:40 but was unable to record it in your asset. At the same time, Halep on his serve, played confidently and gave no chance to the Ukrainian to make a back break. With the score 5:3 Halep made another break and won the set 6:3.
The second set was the scenario first. And this time, two breaks did exactly Svitolina and 40 minutes equalized the score in the match.
At the start of the decisive third set Elina made the break and went ahead in the score – 3:0. For the first time in the second set the Romanian defended his serve in the fourth game. In the grueling sixth game Halep to fight, he defended his serve and was subsequently successful at the reception. In the next game, the Romanian managed to tie the score in the set 4:4.
After that, the best Ukrainian tennis player failed to defend his serve and Halep in first set, went ahead 5:4. In the next game, the third racket of the world gave to the match, and thus reached the final.
Note that in the fight for a place in the semi-finals Elina left no chances to the representative of the Czech Republic Carolina Mohovoy.
In turn Halep in Doha earlier knocked another representative of Ukraine. On the 1/8 finals of the Romanian tennis player lost to Lesia Tsurenko.
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