Elina Svitolina failed to reach the semi-finals at the WTA tournament in Wuhan, China. The third racket of the world the devastating lost to American Alison Risk.
Alison Risk – Elina Svitolina 2:0 (6:1, 6:3)
Svitolina failed the first set. 29-year-old Risk, which occupies in the WTA rankings 35 line, have won four consecutive games. Only after that Svitolina was able to defend his serve.
Further, the Risk defended his serve, scored the third in the set break with a defeat and won the game in 38 minutes.
The second set began better than Svitolina. Ukraine made the break and it seemed that we would be able to develop success. But the Risk immediately answered back with a break.
In the sixth game, the American scored the second break and led 4:2. Further, the Risk was twice protected his serve and won the match.
This is the first defeat for Elina in matches with Alison Risk. The previous three fights she has won.
Left the tournament in Wuhan and Diane Yastremsky. The Ukrainian failed to provide decent resistance to the seventh racket of the world Peter Kvitova.