Tsurenko defeated rival at the tournament in Qatar came in third racket of the world

Цуренко разгромила соперницу на турнире в Катаре и вышла на третью ракетку мира

Ukrainian tennis player Lesya Tsurenko has not had special problems in the first round of the tournament Qatar Total Open in Doha.

According to the draw, Tsurenko had to play against Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia. But the latter refused to participate in the tournament due to injury. Then it was replaced by Lara Arruabarrena. But her performance in Qatar was quite short.

Tsurenko and Arruabarrena at the match spent 69 minutes. In the first set, the rivals exchanged breaks. However, after the account 2:3 in favor of the Spaniard, Tsurenko has won ten games in a row. In the end, the victory and qualification to the next round of the tournament.

Lesya Tsurenko – Lara Arruabarrena 2:0 (6:3, 6:0)

In the next round of Qatar Total Open Lesia, Tsurenko will play against the former first racket of the world (now she’s in third place in the WTA rankings) of the Romanian Simon Halep. Ukrainian for five matches have never won against the rival.

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