Svitolina: It was not easy, but I am very proud of the victory over Sventek

Elina beat the first racket of the world

Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina commented on her victory over the first racket of the world Igoy Sventek in 1/4 finals Wimbledon 2023.

“I can’t even comprehend what’s going on in my head. It’s really incredible. I am very happy that I got this opportunity to play here. [на Уимблдоне] again. Playing such a match in such an incredible atmosphere is a fantastic emotion. I fought against Iga, obviously it was not easy to play, she is number 1 in the world and always fights. However, today there was an incredible match in which I won, ”said Svitolina.

“Undoubtedly, Iga is not only a great champion, but also an incredible person. She was one of the first to truly help the Ukrainians, and this is a tangible help for Ukraine. So it’s really not very easy to play against someone with whom you share a lot of good moments. It was not easy, but I am very proud of the victory. Thanks to everyone who supported me so much, it was incredible.”

“First of all, I’ll have a beer. I will just enjoy with my team. If they told me before the start of the tournament that I would beat the first racket of the world and reach the semi-finals, I would say that these people have lost their minds. I will recover, I need a massage and then I will prepare for the next battle.”

In the 1/2 finals of Wimbledon 2023, Svitolina will meet with Marketa Vondrousova on July 13. The Czech in the quarterfinals beat the fourth racket of the world Jessica Pegula (6:4, 2:6, 6:4).

Svitolina reached the 1/2 finals of Wimbledon for the second time in her career. In total, this is the third semi-final for Elina at the Grand Slam tournaments.

Source: Sportarena

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