30.06.2015 Russian

Odessa Tennis Girl Takes Revenge at Wimbledon

The best Ukrainian tennis girl, Odessa native Elina Svitolina has won on Tuesday Wimbledon women's singles round 1 - unofficial world championship on grass courts.

. . : telegraf.com.ua

. . : telegraf.com.ua

Our sportsgirl competed with Misaki Doi (Japan) who beat Svitolina at the last year Wimbledon 1 round in two matches. The present game was likewise very hard for the Ukrainian tennis player. Losing the first set 3:6 the Odessite in the second set has been losing 0:2 and 0:30 by games on her serve but she managed to turn the tide of the match. Second party was won by the Ukrainian 6:3, the third set was 6:1, and the match ended 2:1.

To win at Wimbledon, one of the four tournaments of the so-called Grand Slam, a tennis player has to win seven matches. The first round loser gets 29 thousand pounds, while a Wimbledon winner will get prize money in the sum 1 mln 880 thousand pounds.


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