Tsurenko moves into Brisbane semifinals

Tsurenko moves into Brisbane semifinals

Ukraine's second-seeded tennis player and world No. 27 Lesia Tsurenko has won through to the semifinals of the Brisbane International, a prestigious WTA Premier tournament with $1 million in prize money.

Tsurenko, from Kyiv, defeated Estonian Anett Kontaveit (world No. 20) in two sets - 7-5, 6-3, Ukrinform reported.

The game lasted one hour and 32 minutes.

In a semifinal on January 5, Tsurenko will face Naomi Osaka from Japan, who ranks fifth in world tennis rankings.

Tsurenko had already played in the semifinals of the Brisbane tournament in 2013.

Let’s get started read our news at facebook messenger > > > Click here for subscribe

While citing and using any materials on the Internet, links to the website ukrinform.net not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. In addition, citing the translated materials of foreign media outlets is possible only if there is a link to the website ukrinform.net and to the website of a foreign media outlet. Citing and using materials in offline media, mobile apps, Smart TV are allowed only with written permission from Ukrinform. News and publications marked as "Advertisement" and "PR" and articles in the section "Releases" include promoted content, and an advertiser is responsible for the content.

© 2015-2020 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica

Extended searchHide extended search
By period: