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“Lady in red”: as Elina Svitolina bully second racket of the world

Best Ukrainian tennis player gave Simone Halep is just two games

Elina Svitolina at the tournament in Toronto. AFP photo

Elina Svitolina at the tournament in Toronto. AFP photo

Elina Svitolina at the tournament in Toronto. AFP photo

Elina Svitolina at the tournament in Toronto. AFP photo

Elina Svitolina at the tournament in Toronto. AFP photo

Elina Svitolina at the tournament in Toronto. AFP photo

Elina Svitolina at the tournament in Toronto. AFP photo

Elina Svitolina at the tournament in Toronto. AFP photo

Elina Svitolina at the tournament in Toronto. AFP photo

Elina Svitolina at the tournament in Toronto. AFP photo

Elina Svitolina at the tournament in Toronto. AFP photo

Elina Svitolina at the tournament in Toronto. AFP photo

Elina Svitolina at the tournament in Toronto. AFP photo

The first racket of Ukraine Elina Svitolina advanced to the finals of the tournament in Toronto (Canada). In the semifinal match of Svitolina, seeded under the fifth number, 56 minutes defeated the second ranked Romanian Simona Halep with the score 6:1, 6:1.

This is the seventh win over Elina player in the top-5 in 2017. This is the third final, Svitolina at the WTA Premier 5 in this season. The Ukrainian won on tournaments of this level 14-win streak and has not lost a single match.

Interestingly, the “Lady in red” as he was called by the fans a Ukrainian woman in a bright red dress, one day won victory over fourth and on the second racket of the world. Earlier Svitolina played a match against Garbine Muguruza.

.@SimonaHalep and @ElinaSvitolina walk out for the second @RogersCup semifinal! pic.twitter.com/WrXPxACxb8

— WTA (@WTA) 12 August 2017 R.

Hold in 60 seconds!@ElinaSvitolina consolidates her break and leads 3-0! #rogerscup pic.twitter.com/BnTlUDjbfd

— WTA (@WTA) 12 August 2017 R.

.@SimonaHalep gets on the board with the hold!

Svitolina to serve for the first set! #rogerscup pic.twitter.com/tvtS8ZqL9G

— WTA (@WTA) 12 August 2017 R.

.@ElinaSvitolina takes the opening set against Halep, 6-1! #rogerscup pic.twitter.com/qt3p5H36Ku

— WTA (@WTA) 12 August 2017 R.

.@ElinaSvitolina opens the second set with a break of serve! #rogerscup pic.twitter.com/qEXlTMOvrI

— WTA (@WTA) 12 August 2017 R.

What. A. Rally! @ElinaSvitolina holds after this incredible point! #rogerscup pic.twitter.com/wJZj5a0m3T

— WTA (@WTA) 12 August 2017 R.

.@SimonaHalep saves a match point and gets on the board in the second! #rogerscup pic.twitter.com/oVX1GLnOon

— WTA (@WTA) 12 August 2017 R.

.@ElinaSvitolina knocks out Halep, 6-1, 6-1!

Into @RogersCup Championship vs Wozniacki! pic.twitter.com/KHz3dzRwFP

— WTA (@WTA) 12 August 2017 R.

Earlier in Toronto Svitolina also beat the former first racket of the world Venus Williams.

Before the start of the tournament in Toronto Elina Svitolina visited Niagara falls. And already during the competition, said that more than anything in the tournaments she misses her boyfriend.

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