Ukrainian Elina Svitolina (seventh position in the world ranking) continues successful performance on US Open, one of four tournaments of “Grand slam” with a total prize Fund of $ 53 million.
In the third round of our compatriot faced Chinese girl Wang Qiang (52). Rival is comfortable for women of Odessa: previously tennis players met on the court twice, and in both cases, the stronger was Elina in March 2017 in Indianapolis (3:6, 6:3, 7:6) and in February of 2018 in Dubai (6:1, 5:7, 6:2).
Unlike previous games, this time Svitolina did not stretch the match to three sets and completed it in 70 minutes, really turning on only in those moments when it was necessary, — 6:4, 6:4.
Thanks to the exit in fourth round (by the way, this is the best indicator Elina on the US Open courts) Ukrainian earned 266 thousand dollars in prize money. Her next opponent will be Anastasia Sevastova of Latvia (18-I), beaten in the third round Russian Ekaterina Makarova (4:6, 6:1, 6:2).