Ukrainian Kozlov knocked the representative of Russia of the most prestigious tennis tournament

Украинка Козлова выбила представительницу России из престижного теннисного турнира

Ukrainian tennis player Kateryna Kozlova after a successful qualification tournament in Istanbul (Turkey) managed to reach the 1/8 finals.

In the 1/16 final of the Ukrainian defeated the Russian athlete Anastasia Potapov, which occupies the 74th place in the WTA rankings.

Ukrainian coped with the opponent in less than an hour. Kozlova won the first set with the score 6:3. The Ukrainian lost three times on his serve, but won four games on the flow of Russians.

At the start of the second set Potapova lost the game on his serve and was unable to continue the confrontation.

This was the third meeting between the players and yet 2:1 wins Russian woman. In the 1/8 final, Kozlova will face 66 racket of the world Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic. This will be the first full-time meeting women.

On the 1/16 finals stopped the participation of other Ukrainian Dayana Yastremsky. 18-year-old tennis player in two sets it lost to Mladenovic, which will meet Kozlov.

Prize Fund of the competition in Istanbul 250 thousand dollars.

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