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Ukrainian tennis player reached the 1/8 finals of the tournament in Eastbourne – UNIAN

Angelina Kalinina defeated Maria Sakkari from Greece.

Angelina Kalinina / photo REUTERS

The first racket of Ukraine and the 36th number in the WTA ranking Angelina Kalinina reached the third round of the WTA 500 series tournament, which takes place in Eastbourne.

The Ukrainian made a real sensation by defeating the representative of Greece, the fifth racket of the world Maria Sakkari in three sets.

The Ukrainian lost the first set (4:6), but during the meeting Angelina managed to turn the game in her favor.

Eastbourne. Second round

Angelina Kalinina (Ukraine) – Maria Sakkari (Greece) – 3:6, 7:5, 6:4

Match review:

Thus, Kalinina reached the third round, where she will measure her strength with the representative of Kazakhstan – Yulia Putintseva. This duel is scheduled for June 22.

Recall that earlier in the 1/8 finals of the tournament in Eastbourne another representative of Ukraine made it through – Marta Kostyuk.

We add that the Rothesay International Eastbourne tournament will last until June 25th. The prize fund of the competition is $757.9 thousand.

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