Ukrainian tennis player Lesya Tsurenko and Kateryna Bondarenko, Doha WTA Premier category 5 with a prize pool of $2,666,000.
Tsurenko in the second time in the season lost by Romanian Michaela Buzarnescu. In the first set, Les was leading 5:1, but managed to give away six games in a row and finally lost control of the game. In the second set Tsurenko tried to recoup from the account 2:5 – Buzarnescu sixth match ball still ended the match in their favor.
Lesya Tsurenko (Ukraine) – Buzarnescu Mihaela (Romania) – 5:7, 4:6
No less a humiliating defeat in Doha suffered and Ekaterina Bondarenko – the fourth racket of the country was close to victory over the 29-m number WTA rankings Carla Suarez-Navarro, but in the deciding set when the score was 3:1 gave five games in a row and said goodbye to the tournament.
Carla Suarez-Navarro (Spain) – Ekaterina Bondarenko (Ukraine) – 3:6, 6:3, 6:3
The only representative of Ukraine at the Qatar Total Open was third racket of the world Elina Svitolina, who on Wednesday in a match of the second round will play from the perspective of Czech Maggie Vondrousova.
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