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Ukrainian tennis player Lesya Tsurenko suffered a disappointing defeat in the second round of a major tournament in Beijing.
In the second round of “China Open” Tsurenko dated 10th tennis player Julia Gerges. In personal meetings Lesya led 3:2, but the favorite of the match was considered a tennis player from Germany.
The first set lasted almost an hour – Tsurenko battled back from 0:2, but in the ninth game again lost her serve, then not implemented the break-point and lost a starting party.
In the second set, the tennis players continued to give one intense game after another. Tsurenko and often served the first ball, which helped the Ukrainian in the seventh game – Lesya defended his serve, then made two breaks in a row and equalized.
The deciding set Tsurenko began poorly, but quickly returned his serve. Finally to seize the initiative Ukrainka prevented another injury. With the score 2:2 Les due to issues with his hip refused to continue the match.Speech in Beijing brought Lesia Tsurenko more than 40 thousand dollars in prize money and 65 points.
Lesya Tsurenko (Ukraine) – Julia Gerges (Germany, 10) – 4:6, 4:6, 2:2, failure Tsurenko