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Svitolina claims to be the best tennis player of the year

Svitolina presented in two categories

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Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina has received two nominations in the vote of the Women’s tennis Association for the year. This was reported on the WTA website.

Svitolina claims to be the best tennis player in the categories of “Player of the year and mover of the year”.

The winner will be determined by voting of the international tennis media, which will run until October 16.

This year Svitolina has won five WTA tournaments (Taipei, Dubai, Istanbul, Rome, Toronto) and is the leader on this indicator in the Tour. It is also the first in the history who managed to win three tournament series Premier 5 in one season.

On October 12, the Ukrainian decided to end the competition at the tournament, HongKong Tennis Open. This happened 10 days before the start of the final tournament of the Women’s tennis Association (WTA) in Singapore, which starts on 22 October. Athlete first in the history of Ukraine received the right to participate in these competitions.

6 Oct Svitolina missed the chance to become the first racket of the world, losing in the quarterfinals of the open championship of China (China Open) Caroline Garcia (15th in rating) from France. The match lasted three hours, 26 minutes and ended with a score of 7:6 (5), 5:7, 6:7 (6).

In the WTA ranking of October 9, the Ukrainian fell from third to fourth position.

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