Ukrainian tennis player

Elina Svitolina

 made it to the semifinals of the WTA 125 tournament in Saint-Malo, France. 

In the quarterfinals, the 28-year-old native of Odesa beat the Frenchwoman Leolia Jeanjean in two sets - 6:3, 6:1.

The match lasted 59 minutes.

The Ukrainian served 5 times, made 3 double faults and used 5/8 break points.

For Svitolina, this is the third victory in a row.

Earlier, at the competition in Saint-Malo, she 


 the representative of Greece, Despina Papamikhail, and


 the Belgian Isalin Bonaventure.

It should be noted that Elina reached the semifinals of the WTA tournament for the first time since August 2021.

Before this, the last time the Ukrainians managed to do this was at the tournament in Chicago (USA).

In the semifinals, Svitolina will play American Sloane Stevens.

This match will take place on Saturday, May 6.

Earlier it was reported that Elina 

refused to shake the hand of her rival from Belarus

 after the match of the first round of the WTA1000 tournament in Madrid.

We will remind, at the beginning of April, Svitolina 


 to the court after the maternity leave.

In the middle of October last year, Elina 

became a mother for the first time


The Ukrainian woman gave birth to a daughter from her husband, French tennis player Gael Monfils.

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