Elina Svitolina

Svitolina, Bertens Latest To Withdraw From US Open

WASHINGTON, August 8, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) With the start of the US Open just more than three weeks away, day by day, the big name withdrawals are beginning to pile up. First, World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty of Australia confirmed […]

Svitolina, Thiem To Headline Bett1 Aces Exhibition

BERLIN, May 29, 2020 Austria’s e | motion group, organizers of the MercedesCup in Stuttgart, the Mallorca Open as well as the bett1 Open in Berlin, announced on Friday the launch of a new exhibition tournament to be held in […]

Svitolina Secures Monterrey Title

MONTERREY, March 9, 2020 Top seed Elina Svitolina claimed her first title of the 2020 season, outlasting No.9 seed Marie Bouzkova for the Abierto GNP Seguros trophy in Monterrey. Svitolina, champion of the 2018 WTA Finals, battled through the top […]

‘A Very Special Night’ Caps A Very Special Season For Barty

WASHINGTON, November 4, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) Ashleigh Barty made a bit of tennis history Sunday evening at the Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen in southeastern China. The top-seeded Barty beat defending champion Elina Svitolina, 6-4, 6-3, before an enthusiastic, sold-out […]

Largest Prize Check In Tennis History Won By Barty At WTA Finals

SHENZHEN, November 3, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) With the largest prize check in professional tennis – men’s or women’s – awaiting the winner of the Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen, the showdown between defending champion Elina Svitolina of Ukraine and World […]

Svitolina Set To Defend WTA Finals Title Against No. 1 Barty

SHENZHEN, November 2, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) This week’s season-ending Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen have been plagued by a series of injuries and illnesses that have resulted in some unfortunate retirements. Through it all, defending champion Elina Svitolina has steered […]

Svitolina Advances To WTA Finals Last Four

SHENZHEN, October 30, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) Elina Svitolina came out strong and won 14 of the first 18 points – taking a 3-0 lead – and played solidly throughout her one hour and 39 minute match against Wimbledon champion Simona […]

Flourishing On The Court And In Life, Too

International Blog – Michael Dickens Elina Svitolina has a quiet, serious and reserved personality. She does her talking on the tennis court, where she recently reached the semifinal round of the US Open and improved her world ranking to No. […]