Roland Garros-2017. Tsurenko won the Ukrainian Derby

Lesya Tsurenko


Lesya Tsurenko to reach the second round of the Open championship of France on tennis.

From Kiev Lesya Tsurenko for the first time in his career was able to get to the second round of Roland Garros, beating her compatriot Katerina Kozlova, which in turn played its debut game in based of Roland Garros.

Lesya Tsurenko (Ukraine) – Kateryna Kozlova (Ukraine) 6:4 6:0

The first set was quite tough. The girls exchanged break-points and played fairly equal.

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However, when the account became 4:4, the more experienced Les began to attack almost every ball. Kozlov defended as best he could, running through the back of the line struggling, but by the end it was not enough. Tsurenko properly bred her in the corners and in the end Katherine was the wrong length, then simply do not have time for another cross from Lesi . As a result – 6:4 in favor Tsurenko

In the second game she understood how to act and starting to play their game, left no chance to his compatriot – 6:0.

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Surprisingly, over 10 years of professional career Tsurenko has never managed to advance to the second round of the Open championship of France. Now Les, setting a new benchmark, and it can improve in the next round she will meet Russian Ekaterina Makarova, who became the first player in the history who managed in the opening round of Roland Garros to beat the first racket of the world.

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