Marathon match between Russian Alexandrova and Ukrainian Tsurenko

In the second round of the Slovenian Tennis Championship in Portoroz, an exciting and marathon match took place between Russian Ekaterina Aleksandrova, who took fifth place, and Ukrainian Lesya Tsurenko, who ended in victory for the latter.

It took the Ukrainian two hours and 29 minutes to beat Ekaterina Aleksandrova in two unanswered sets, the details of which are as follows: (7-5) and (7-6).

Lesya Tsurenko is expected to play in the quarterfinals of the Wimbledon champions against third seeded Kazakhstani Elena Rybakina, who in turn beat Czech Tereza Martintsova in straight sets, 6-4, 6-1, in yesterday’s Wednesday meeting.

Another Russian Anastasia Potapova, ninth seed, was also eliminated from the second round of the tournament by Frenchwoman Diane Barry, losing to her unanswered in straight sets (6-7) and (4-6) that they gathered on Thursday.

Source: “russian.rt.com”

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