Paris. Elina Svitolina, playing her first match at the French Open almost a year and a half after becoming a mother, defeated Martina Trevisan in straight sets in the women’s singles first round here on Monday.
Svitolina, who gave birth to daughter ‘Ska’ in October, defeated Martina, who will reach the semi-finals in 2022, 6-2, 6-2. The former world number three player Svitolina is currently ranked 192nd in the world ranking. is on January 2022 Svitolina is playing in a Grand Slam tournament for the first time since being eliminated in the third round of the Australian Open.
Svitolna played her first match on the WTA Tour in Charleston, South Carolina, in April and won her first title at a clay court tournament in Strasbourg, France, last week. Svitolina hit 20 winners at Roland Garros on Monday, aided by her strong forehand. While his opponent managed only 12 winners. The Ukrainian player did not face a single break point against 26th seed Martina.