Elina Svitolina is gradually gaining shape. She performed at the WTA-250 tournament in Chicago. On the way to the final, the woman from Odessa beat a number of experienced tennis players.

1. Svitolina - K. Burel. Elina lost the first set with a score of 5 - 7. In the second, she defeated her opponent: 6 - 1. In the third, with a score of 2 - 0, Burel withdrew.

2. Svitolina - Fiona Ferro. The victory of the Odessa woman is almost unconditional: 2 - 0 (6 - 4 and 6 - 4).

3. Svitolina - Mladlenovich. This time Elina did not leave her opponent a single chance. Defeat: 2 - 0 (6 - 1 and 6 - 0).

4. Svitolina - R. Peterson. This time Elina needed three sets: 2 - 1 (6 - 1, 6 - 7 and 6 - 3).

Final of the WTA-250 tournament in Chicago: Elina - Svitolina - Alize Korne

In the final, Svitolina played against the 68th racket of the world, Alize Korne. The woman from Odessa started the match very confidently. She implemented a break point. In addition, she took her 2nd serve. But the Frenchwoman was able to cope with the starting onslaught of the Ukrainian. She wins three games in a row with a reverse break point. In the future, the first set was held in an equal fight until the score was 5 - 5. In the 11th game, Svitolina wins her serve. In the 12th game, Cornet failed to score a point on her serve. With a break point, Svitolina wins the first set: 7 - 5.

The beginning of the second set turned out to be practically the same as in the first. Svitolina has implemented a break point. But in the 5th game, the French tennis player realized a reverse break. She tried to level the game. But already in the 6th game, Svitolina realized another break point. Moreover, under "0". Ultimately, the Odessa woman confidently wins not only the second set, but also the match. The result of the final match of the WTA-250 tournament in Chicago: 2 - 0 (7 - 5 and 6 - 4).

Elina was able to win her first tournament in 11 months. This is the 16th BTA title in her sports career. It is interesting that in 2021 it was the first final for Svitolina. She reached the semifinals several times, but could not pass her rivals.

Now Svitolina must continue to play at a high level. In the championship race, she rose to 18th place. It takes 5th place in the world ranking. The first racket Ukraine has shown that it is ready for the American Open Championship. We are waiting for new victories!