Ukrainian tennis players Elina Svitolina and Marta Kostyuk failed to make it to the semifinals of the WTA 500 tournament in Washington.

In the 1/4 finals, Svitolina lost to the leader of the seed, the fourth racket of the world Jessica Pegula (USA).

The match lasted 2 hours and 9 minutes and ended with a score of 4:6, 6:3, 6:4 in favor of the American.

During the whole fight, Elina served 4 times, made 3 double errors and used one of 7 break points.

We will add that earlier at the tournament in Washington, Svitolina beat two tennis players from the aggressor countries in a row – ex-first world racket from Belarus Victoria Azarenka and Russian Daria Kasatkina, who performed in a neutral status.

In turn, Kostyuk in the match for reaching the semifinals lost to the defending champion of the tournament - Russian Lyudmila Samsonova

The match lasted 1 hour 30 minutes and ended with the victory of the athlete from the terrorist state with a score of 6:4, 6:2.

During the meeting, Kostyuk served twice, committed 7 double faults and used 2 of 3 break points.

It should be noted that before that, at competitions in Washington, Marta made a comeback and defeated the champion of the US Open-2019 Bianca Andreescu from Canada, and also confidently beat the sixth racket of the world, Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia.

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