Ukraine’s Svitolina beats top-ranked Kerber at Brisbane International

Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina has beaten top-ranked Angelique Kerber of Germany in the quarter-finals of the Brisbane International with a prize fund of $1 million.

Svitolina closed out a 6: 4, 3: 6, 6: 3 win, Ukrinform reports.

Thus, it is the third victory of the Ukrainian tennis player over a leader of the world rankings as she earlier defeated Serena Williams at Olympics 2016 and Kerber in Beijing in 2016.

Svitolina has moved into the semifinals against Czech Karolina Pliskova.


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