The sixth racket of the world, Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, lost to Frenchwoman Pauline Parmentier, who occupies 69th place in the WTA rating, with a 4/6, 6/7 (6) score at the start of the Mutua Madrid Open tournament.
The match lasted 1 hour and 38 minutes. During this time, the tennis players performed one ace each and made three double faults. In this case, 24-year-old Svitolina sold two break points, and 33-year-old Parmentier – three.
Earlier in personal meetings was 1: 1. Julia Putintseva from Kazakhstan will be the next opponent of Parmentier in Madrid.
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