On Sunday in the Monterrey Open final, World No.7 Svitolina embraced her first singles title since 2018 WTA Finals. Top-seeded Ukrainian beat the ninth-seeded Marie Bouzkova of the Czech Republic by a count of 2-1(7-5, 4-6, 6-4). In their second meet, the rally concluded in 3 hours.
Elina Svitolina laid off six aces and won 73 percent of the first serve points against Bouzkova who ranked 57th in the world. Nevertheless, 21-years-old Bouzkova saved 100 percent Breakpoints and won around 74 percent of the first serve points. Even though, the 14 times WTA title winner overpowered the first time WTA finalist.
Elina tweets after her 14th WTA title victory in Monterrey
“What an amazing feeling to get my 14th @wta trophy here in Mexico. Extremely happy with my performance throughout this week. Thank you @abiertognpseguros for this memorable time and of course, THANK YOU all for the support I’ve been getting, it really pushed me to go for more!”
Svitolina praised her Monterrey Final Challenger
“Marie used to be warfare great, and I assume it used to be a very high-level match,” Svitolina told to the press, after the match. “We’ve each been taking part in good, we had been fighting, and there had been no handy games. I suppose human beings sincerely pushed us to play our best, and it was once wonderful to get help from the Mexican people.”
“It feels amazing,” Svitolina added. “It’s every other step in the direction of my goals, and I’m shifting in the proper direction. I’m completely happy that it’s going the proper way.
In a nutshell, Ukrainian attained 5th in the world through Monterrey Open title win and scored 4580 points. The first time singles finalist Bouzkova entered the Top 50 category and gained a career-high rank of 47th in the world with 1147 points on the WTA table on 9 March 2020.
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