Ex-sponsor Svitolina: “Elina needs surgery”

Yuri Sapronov: Elina Svitolina/Facebook Yuri

Former sponsor of the 6-th racket of the world, Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, well-known Ukrainian businessman Yuriy Sapronov has shared details recovery after a knee injury, which the athlete has been in the competition in Indian wells.

On his Facebook page, the businessman said that the injury tennis players – serious, and Elina will have to lie on the operating table.

“In Indian wells, Elina injured knee. After it lost the first round in Miami beginning treatment. I thought I would need surgery, the injury is serious. Treated with conservative treatment, had to withdraw from two tournaments.

Eight weeks without match practice, and two defeats in the first matches in Madrid and Rome. Lost confidence, but the game against Azarenka in Rome was already quite good. The team around her are very professional. Therefore, I hope and believe.”

Recall that Svitolina has paid the surgery of a 16-year-old Ukrainian tennis player Daria Lopatichi, which received a severe injury of the meniscus.

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