Photo: Getty Images Elina Svitolina
Michaela Buzarnescu got a terrible ankle injury and was unable to continue the match against Svitolina in the third set.
Elina Svitolina started at the Rogers Cup with a second round against Romanian woman Michaela Buzarnescu.
Svitolina before the fight was brimming with confidence, keeping in mind two painful defeat from Romania. Note that the fifth racket of the world has twice been relegated from Michaela: first, in the third round of Roland Garros, and three weeks later at the tournament in Birmingham.
The match had a little delay due to rain, but it held.
Elina, like a whirlwind, ran into his rival in the opening minutes of the game, taking four starting consecutive games. Buzarnescu lost two of their filing, however, came around and tried to get back in the game in the middle of the party, having one break. Especially Romanian it never recovered. Thus, Svitolina took the score 6:3 .
In the second set, tennis players confidently took its filing. Then the two exchanged breaks in the middle of a set. Svitolina has been playing catch-up, but managed to move the party to a tie-break. With the score 5:2 in favor of the Ukrainian seemed to Buzarnescu doomed to relegation. However, the Romanian managed to take 5 games in a row to level the score in the meeting.
The start of the decisive set was entirely as well as for men. Buzarnescu took the lead 3:0, but Svitolina has found forces to recoup and even to come out ahead. In one scene, the Romanian fell awkwardly and seriously injured his ankle that did not allow her to continue the match.
Thus, Svitolina kicked off at the Rogers Cup c hardest victory, and Buzarnescu taken away on a gurney with a bandage on his leg. Looks like Michaela will be out at least a month. In the next round Elina will play the winner of a pair of Victoria Azarenka – Johanna konta.
Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) – Buzarnescu Mihaela (Romania) – 6:3, 6:7(7), 4:3 (failure)
Add that svitolina, the defending champion of the Rogers Cup in Montreal.
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