Elina Svitolina Reaches WTA Quarterfinals in China
Svitolina defeated rival Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan
The “third racket” of the world Elina Svitolina defeated Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan in the second round of the WTA Premier tennis tournament, which is taking place in Zhengzhou, China.
The rivals spent 2 hours and 35 minutes on the cour. The result of the game was 3: 6, 6: 1, 7: 6 (7: 5) in favor of the Ukrainian, BTU reported.
In the quarter-finals, Svitolina will face Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovich.
The competition’s prize pool is $1 million.