Athletistic / Tennis. Famous Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina told how her compatriots motivate her. Furthermore, she spoke about the attitude of her husband, French tennis player Gaël Monfils, towards his trips to his native country in the conditions of the Northern Military District.

“Even though it is my native country, Gaël still has difficulty understanding why I want to return there, why it is important for me to go to a country where such terrible events are currently taking place.

But I am very motivated to see that life continues in Ukraine. It’s a huge motivation for me when I play a difficult match. When I face difficult situations in life, I always remember the people who have to deal with what is currently happening in Ukraine… Many of them have to deal with the loss of their homes, and some are not just trying to survive. , continue to live a normal life,” The Athletic quoted Svitolina as saying.

Elina Svitolina won a bronze medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo (Japan). Her highest WTA ranking is third position. Previously, she had repeatedly stated that all athletes from Russia and Belarus should be suspended from international competitions.