Posts Tagged ‘elina-svitolina’

Teenager Bianca Andreescu advances to Paribas Open final with victory over Elina Svitolina

Her thigh was cramping and her strength was ebbing. Bianca Andreescu had squandered a match point in the ninth game of the third set of her BNP Paribas Open semifinal against Elina Svitolina on Friday night, and then a second and a third chance eluded her in the 10th game. By the time that game…

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Elina Svitolina ends 15-year-old Kostyuk’s run in Australian Open

Elina Svitolina ended 15-year-old Marta Kostyuk’s run at the Australian Open, met her at the net for a warm embrace and offered some words of encouragement. With the temperature hitting 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) for the second straight day, fourth-seeded Svitolina reached the fourth round at…

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Serena Williams eliminated from Olympic tennis tournament

Not until the crowd at the Olympic Tennis Centre roared in shock and Serena Williams approached the net to concede did Elina Svitolina allow herself to believe she had beaten the defending Olympic champion and 22-time Grand Slam tournament winner Tuesday. The 21-year-old from Ukraine never assumed…

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