The sixth racket of the world, Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, prevailed over Australian Ashleigh Barty, who ranks 12th in the WTA ranking, with a score of 7/6 (8), 5/7, 6/4 in the fourth round of the tournament in Indian Wells.
The match lasted 3 hours and 12 minutes. During this time, 24-year-old Svitolina performed three aces, made four wrong mistakes when serving and sold six break points, and 22-year-old Barty filed six times, made seven double mistakes and made six breaks.
Now the score in personal meetings 5: 0 in favor of Ukrainian. In the quarterfinals of the BNP Paribas Open competition, Svitolina will cross the rackets with the Czech Marketa Vondrousova.