Ukrainian Elina Svitolina made it to the finals of the Premier 5, which are held in the United States.
The first three meetings in the tournament Elina played against the Russians, who were quite capable of our girl, and in the semifinals the situation with “loop through” the rivals of recurrence.
Swedish Joanna Larsson does not possess outstanding results, and the semifinals of the tournament in new haven was the third such achievement in the season for girls. The two previous cases ended with the defeat Larsson and Elina Svitolina did not depart from tradition and surely beat the rival.
The fight in the first set can be called conditional, because throughout the game the Ukrainian led to a break, and acted on his serve is very strict. Only in the last game, handing the set, Elina allowed the Swede to get one break point, but this time Svitolina acted confidently, and took three balls in a row, closed the set in their favor.
The second batch for the Swede started better and ended worse. The score stayed equal to the first four games, while Svitolina has not started to act more aggressively at the reception. It has had mixed fruits – from now until the end of the meeting, Larsson won just 3 of the drawing, only one of them on his serve.
Easy and effortless victory brought Elina to the second in the season finale. His first attempt Elina implemented in Kuala Lumpur, having won strong-willed victory over Eugenie Bouchard, but this time it will be more difficult. In the final the Ukrainian will meet with the winner of a pair of Agnieszka Radwanska – Petra Kvitova. Polish is the third racket of the world, and the sixth-seeded Kvitova recently smashed Svitolina in the Olympic tennis tournament.
As regards the financial aspects, to the Governor have a guaranteed 67 $ 380 and tomorrow will compete for an additional 61 thousand.
Elina Svitolina (Ukraine, 10) – Joanna Larsson (Sweden) – 6:4, 6:2.