Ukrainian Elina Svitolina commented on her victory in the second round of the tournament in Cincinnati.
“I expected the match to be difficult. At the beginning, the game was very intense. Elise acted aggressively, so I had to move quickly and use any chances. Fortunately, I had a good serve.
Today I played great on the back line and in defense. Mertens tried to go out to the ball earlier and dictate her rules. It was important for me to put pressure on her. I stuck to the game plan, and everything went fine, “the WTA press service quoted Svitolina as saying.
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