Lesia, Tsurenko are unable to reach the quarterfinals of a major tournament WTA Premier event in Doha.
In the second round of the tournament in Doha Tsurenko tried the fifth attempt to beat the ex-first racket of the world Simona Halep. Les tried for the first time in a month and a half to win two matches in a row.
At the start of the match, Tsurenko lost five games in a row, but each time Halep impose a serious struggle. At the end of the set Les did a back break, but immediately lost her serve and broke up with dreams of the big comeback.
In the second set, the situation repeated itself – again Halep has issued a series of five winning games in a row. This time Tsurenko led to a break 3:1 and was close to another productive game at the reception, but missed your chance and more problems Halep was not.
In the match against Tsurenko, Halep has served 2 aces, made 6 double faults, made 15 winnersof with 33 unforced errors. Les made two breaks and lost five games on his serve.
Despite the loss to Simona Halep, Lesya Tsurenko next week will rise to a record in the career of the 23-th line of the rating WTA.
Simona Halep (Romania, 1)– Lesia Tsurenko (Ukraine) – 6:2, 6:3