Rio results: Aug, 9 becomes big day for Ukraine
- 10.08.2016, 10:50,
- Sports » Sports. Main
The fourth day of the Olympic Games was marked by a sensational victory for Ukraine in tennis over the world first racket Selena Williams and departures in the fencers.
Bogdan Nikishin (in the image
) reached the 1/8 finals fencers tournament but lost it to the representative of Switzerland. Another Ukrainian fencer Herey left one step earlier. The team is confident that the Ukrainian team will perform better at the command level.
The archer Sichenikovaya got into 1/16.
But a very pleasant surprise the fans got from a tennis player Elina Svitolina. She met with the top-ranked American Serena Williams. And quite unexpectedly she won
in two sets 6-4, 6-3. Her next competitor will be Czech Petra Kvitova.
"Throughout the meeting, I tried not to think about winning. Today Serena did not show her best game. And I tried to fight for every ball most important thing was not to be afraid to attack. I think I did it....", - Elina Svitolina said after the game.