The sixth racket of the world, Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, prevailed over Australian Daria Gavrilova, who is in the 53rd position in the WTA ranking, with a score of 7/5, 6/4 in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open tournament.
The match lasted 1 hour and 46 minutes. During this time, 24-year-old Svitolina performed one ace, never made a mistake when serving and sold eight break points, and 25-year-old Gavrilova once let through, made four double mistakes and made six breaks.
Now the score in personal meetings was 6: 3 in favor of Ukrainian. Australian Ashleigh Barty will be Svitolina’s next opponent in Indian Wells.