Ukrainian Elina Svitolina and American Serena Williams commented on his future match at the US Open. Tennis players will compete for a place in the final of the tournament.
24-year-old Svitolina is confident that it will be difficult against Serena Williams.
The match with Serena? This is a big challenge to confront it. She is a big champion. So against her will be very hard to play. Serena has a terrific flow. I’ll have to respond with lightning speed and to use all the chances I was given. In this tournament I’ve played against players with powerful strokes. So it’s important to react quickly said Svitolina.
37-year-old American in the context of the match recalled the last meeting with Elina, which took place at the Olympic games in 2016. Then it won Svitolina.
Elina is a real fighter and is able to get even the most difficult balls. She very often makes mistakes, so I’ll have to give all your best to win.
Our meeting at the Olympics in Rio was very tough for me psychologically. For a couple of days before I first lost in doubles and was just devastated. This was the main reason for my defeat from it then, – said Serena.
Svitolina match against Serena will be held on Thursday, September 5. The match will start no earlier than 23:00 in Kiev.
At the moment Elina has the highest rating among the participants, who continue to struggle at the US Open.
Ukrainian is the fifth racket of the world, but Monday will definitely come in the top three. Williams, who is a six-time champion of the tournament, eighth in the WTA rankings.
Between sportswomen have played 5 matches and Williams ahead of 4:1.