The first racket of Ukraine Elina Svitolina has not had special problems in a match against Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova. Ukrainian confidently defeated her opponent in the 1/8 finals of the tournament in the Chinese city of Wuhan.
The match lasted one hour and 18 minutes. The second set in just 20 minutes. And the struggle on the court was in the first set. However, two consecutive breaks allowed Svitolina to come forward 5:2. Although in the next attack, Kuznetsova did a back break. But Ukrainian brought Seth to victory.
In the second set, Kuznetsova took the first game. But Svitolina next five. And in the end brought the game to victory.
Elina Svitolina – Svetlana Kuznetsova 2:0 (6:4, 6:2)
In the quarterfinals, Svitolina will play against the winner of a pair of Wang Qiang – Alison Risk.
I should add that in the 1/8 finals will play another Ukrainian Dayana Yastremsky. She will meet with the second racket of the world of Karolina Pliskova.