Tsurenko won the Ukrainian derby at Wimbledon

29 June 2022, 19:44 | Sports
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As part of the second round of Wimbledon, the Ukrainian derby took place - Angelina Kalinina and Lesya Tsurenko met on the court.

Kalinina, in the status of the first racket of Ukraine, was considered the favorite of the fight, but in the end she managed to take only the first set and lost the next two games - 6:3, 4:6, 3:6.

Tennis players met at the official level for the first time.

For Lesya Tsurenko, who ranks 101st in the WTA rankings, this is a repeat of the best result in her career at Wimbledon - in 2017, she also managed to reach the third round. The next opponent of the Ukrainian will be German Jule Niemeyer, who is the 97th racket of the world..

Another Ukrainian Marta Kostyuk in the second round of the tournament met with the Chinese Zhang Shuai and was defeated in two sets - 6:7, 2:6.

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Earlier it was reported that the first racket of the world will hold a charity event with the participation of Ukrainian sports stars.

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