In the first round of the tennis Olympic tournament, Dayana Yastremskaya played against Leila Annie Fernandez. The Canadian tennis player does not show outstanding results. At the same time, Dayana cannot return to the tour after being disqualified due to a doping scandal. On the one hand, the Odessa tennis player continues to occupy the second place in the rating of Ukraine. But it is gradually sinking down according to the WTA version. Dayana has had only a few meetings this season. In tournaments, she flew out in the early stages. The Olympic Games can be the impetus that will allow Yastremskaya to overcome the gaming crisis.
Review of the first set of the 1st round match of the tennis tournament of the Olympic Games 2020: Leila Fernandez - Dayana Yastremskaya
The Canadian tennis player started the meeting more confidently. She acted well not only in her serve, but also in the reception. High-quality and reliable play on the back of laziness allowed Leila to realize a couple of break points. This led to the final victory in the first set with a score of 6 - 3.
Review of the second set of the 1st round of the tennis tournament of the Olympic Games 2020: Leila Fernandez - Dayana Yastremskaya
Fernandez was the first to serve. Thanks to two double mistakes, rival Dayana was able to realize a break point. She took the lead in the second set: 0 - 1. Lack of reliability in the game and stability affected in the second game. Dayana couldn't keep her serve. The Canadian tennis player has implemented a reverse break point. The score becomes equal: 1 - 1. Layla wins the third game. In the 4th game Fernandez was leading: 40 - 30. Yastremskaya equalized the score. Nevertheless, Leila was able to put the squeeze on the Ukrainian woman and realized a break point. Score: 3 - 1. In the 5th game Fernandez was leading: 40 - 30. Dayana evened the score. Having won two rallies in a row, Yastremskaya converted a break-point and closed the gap. In the 6th game the score was again: 40 - 40. But Yastremska was able to realize her serve. Score: 3 - 3.
In the 7th game, with a score of 0 - 40, Fernandez played two rallies, but Yastremskaya was able to put the squeeze on the Canadian and realized a break point. She took the lead in the score: 3 - 4. For the eighth game, Dayana wins at "0". She needs to win one point and the score in the match in sets will be equal. In game 9, Dayana Yastremskaya converted a break point and closed the second set. Result: 3 - 6. Score of the match: 1 - 1. It becomes clear that the woman from Odessa is trying to find her game and adapt to local conditions.
Review of the third set of the 1st round of the tennis tournament of the Olympic Games 2020: Leila Fernandez - Dayana Yastremskaya
The first to serve was from Odessa. In 1 game of the third set, the score was "exactly". Fernandez was able to realize a break point. She immediately took the lead. Leila wins the second game of the third set. In game 3, the score was: 40 - 30. Yastremskaya was able to equalize the score. As a result, Fernandez implemented the second break point in the third set. She took the lead: 3 - 0. In the 4th game the score was again: 40 - 40. Leila put the squeeze on Yastremskaya and won her serve. Score: 4 - 0. In the 5th game, it became clear that the Ukrainian could not play long matches. She loses her next serve. Score: 5 - 0. The Canadian tennis player went to serve for the set and match. In the 6th game, Yastremskaya tried to return to the game. The score was 40 - 40. But still Fernandez was able to win her serve. Result of the third set: 6 - 0. Match score: 2 - 1 (6 - 3, 3 - 6 and 6 - 0).
So, Yastremskaya is still unable to return to her playing tone. She is not yet able to play in big tournaments. You need to get in shape at smaller tournaments. Canadian tennis player Leila Fernandez qualifies for the second round of the tennis competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.