Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina overcame the barrier of the 1/4 finals of the tournament in Dubai, having beaten Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro in two sets, – 6/2, 6/3.
The fight lasted 1 hour and 18 minutes. The sixth racket of the world, 24-year-old Elina, recorded five breaks and three aces, mistaken twice when serving. 30-year-old Suarez Navarro, who is 26th in the WTA ranking, took the rival’s bid twice and made two double faults.
In the personal meetings of athletes established equality – 4: 4. In the semifinals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, Svitolina will play with Su-Wei Hsieh.