Ukrainian Dayana Yastremska wins WTA tournament in Strasbourg

Ukrainian Dayana Yastremska wins WTA tournament in Strasbourg

Dayana Yastremska
Australian Open

Ukrainian tennis player Dayana Yastremska won the WTA final in Strasbourg, where her opponent was French Caroline Garcia.

Yastremska started the match badly, losing the first two innings. But then she managed to level the score, and then to go ahead, bringing the set to the end. Ukrainian could decide the fate of the match in the second set, she even led in the score 5:3, but allowed the French player to win 4 games in a row and level the score.
In the third set, the rivals both showed strong play, but no one could break through. In the end, the winner was determined in a tiebreak, where Yastremska started nervously, but eventually she managed to win 7: 3.

Caroline Garcia (France) - Dayana Yastremska (Ukraine) 4: 6, 7: 5, 6: 7

The prize fund of the tournament is $ 250,000.
Earlier, WTA refreshed the list of the world's top female tennis players. The current edition includes three athletes from Ukraine; the names of Elina Svitolina, Lesya Tsurenko and Dayana Yastremska are on the list, actually in the Top 40. 
While Svitolina remains 7th and Tsurenko comes 24th on the ranking, 18-year-old Yastremska also made it to the upper part of the list. 
Most recently, the rising star of Ukrainian tennis, Yastremska triumphed in WTA Thailand Open. The rival of young Ukrainian was Croatian tennis player Ajla Tomljanovic. In the first two sets, the athletes exchanged confident victories. The things changed in the decisive third set. In the beginning, Yastremska lost three of her four services, losing 2:5, but was able to bring the match to a tiebreaker, in which she gave her rival only one inning.
Svitolina, on the other hand, lost the quarterfinal game of the Australian Open to Naomi Osaka. The Japanese eventually won the tournament.  
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