Svitolina, Tsurenko beat in openers in Sydney
- 11.01.2016, 16:31,
- Sports » Sports. Main
The first women’s tennis "racket" of Ukraine Elina Svitolina has failed to overcome the barrier in her opener at the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Series Premier tournament in Sydney, Australia, with the prize money fund of $753,000.
In the first round match, the Kharkiv city tennis player, who is ranked 20th by WTA, in one hour 57 minute match was defeated on Monday by the 7th "racquet" Angelica Kerber of Germany - 6:4, 0:6, 3:6.
Svitolina scored two aces and six double faults while her rival - one ace and five double faults.
A day earlier, the Kyiv city tennis player Lesia Tsurenko was beat by Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova - 6:7 (6:8), 2:6 and also finished her participation in the tournament.