The strongest tennis player of Ukrainian Elina Svitolina has successfully gone to France for the annual pre-season tournament “Open de Caen”.
In the semifinals, the fourth racket of the world in two sets dealt with the 17-year-old Frenchwoman Manon léonard (6:3, 6:4), who in the WTA rankings is outside the top 1000.
Rival Svitolina in the final of the “Open de Caen” was much imenity. For winning the exhibition tournament Ukrainka played with a 30-th racket of the world the Belarusian Alexandra Sasnovich. Tennis players met for the first time since the match in the final of the tournament in Brisbane early in the season in 2018. Svitolina again was stronger, but this time the match lasted for three sets (3:6, 6:3, 6:4).
To match with Sasnovich Svitolina has served 6 aces, made 2 double faults, scored 6 of the 13 break points, made 14 winnershow and made 21 unforced error.
The new season of Elina Svitolina will start in Australia. In the first week of 2019 Ukrainian will defend the title in Brisbane.