Best Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina, who because of injury missed the matches of the national team, met with reporters before the start of the WTA Premier Qatar Total Open in Doha.
Svitolina told that it is not planning to attend the tournament in Doha.
“I didn’t plan to come here, I thought a little more rest. But it so happened that I was ready to return to the Tour earlier. I always come to Doha with good memories. Yes, this decision was made at the last minute” – quoted Svitolina BTU.
Your way in the tournament, Svitolina will start with the second round, where they will play against Jelena Ostapenko or Michaela Buzarnescu.
Recently Sport 24 wrote that the first racket of Ukraine Elina Svitolina has refused to play for Ukraine in the matches of the Federation Cup in the Polish Zielona Gora. The refusal was caused by financial conditions, which made the agent of the tennis player Stefan Gurov.
Subsequently Elina Svitolina in your Facebook account published an appeal in which he wrote about the injury as the main reason for the refusal to play for the national team of Ukraine.
Also Svitolina said tennis Federation, which accused the player that it doesn’t want to play for Ukraine because of the alleged low financial conditions. Elina said that financial issues were not a key point in the question of its performances for the national team.
The national team of Ukraine despite the fact that defeated Estonia and Bulgaria, failed to reach the final of the Federation Cup. First place in group Euro-African zone took command of Sweden.
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