Roland Garros: Svitolina wins, Kalinina and Starodubtseva lose

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At the French Open tennis championship, matches are played in the first round of the tournament.

Elina Svitolina had a successful start at Roland Garros 2024. In the opening match, the Ukrainian first racket won a strong victory over the former world number one, the Czech Karolina Pliskova, in three sets. The match lasted 1 hour and 58 minutes. In the second round, Svitolina will play against Frenchwoman Diane Parry.

Meanwhile, two more Ukrainians sheathed their rackets for Roland Garros the previous day. Angelina Kalinina was defeated by Camila Osorio Serrano. At the same time, at the end of the second set, the Ukrainian did not convert three match points with a score of 6:5, later he led 2:0 in the tiebreak and lost 7 points in a row. In the third set, Kalinina took a medical time-out and eventually withdrew from the match.

In this regard, Yulia Starodubtseva, who passed the qualifications, easily lost to the Spanish tennis player Kristina Buksha at the very beginning.

Roland Garros 2024. First round. May 27

Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) – Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic) – 3:6, 6:4, 6:2

Angelina Kalinina (Ukraine) – Camila Osorio Serrano (Colombia) – 6:3, 6:7, 1:4

Yulia Starodubtseva (Ukraine) – Cristina Buksha (Spain) – 4:6, 1:6

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Source: korrespondent

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