Elina Svitolina

Muchova Wins Battle Of Karolinas In Melbourne

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, February 13, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Watch World No. 6 Karolina Pliskova and 25th seed Karolina Muchova long enough and you’ll realize this: There are absolutely no secrets between the two Czech players, who faced off at the Australian […]

For Elina Svitolina, Every Tennis Match Is Like A Test

WASHINGTON, January 7, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) It’s the first match of the year and if you’re World No. 5 Elina Svitolina, you want to make a good impression – something to build upon – as the 2021 season gets […]

SvitFit: Svitolina Launches Her Own Brand Of Energy Bars

WASHINGTON, October 14, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Elina Svitolina has been enjoying success both on and off the tennis court during this pandemic year. She’s won two titles – in Monterrey and Strasbourg – and reached the quarterfinals in three […]

Svitolina 5-0 In Clay Finals After Winning Strasbourg Title

WASHINGTON, September 26, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Elina Svitolina and Elena Rybakina, both Top 20 stars, met for the first time on a chilly, wet Saturday afternoon in northeastern France with the Internationaux de Strasbourg singles title riding on the outcome. […]

Svitolina Battles Rain, Sabalenka To Reach Strasbourg Final

WASHINGTON, September 25, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) When rain suspended Thursday’s Internationaux de Strasbourg quarterfinal match between No. 4 seed Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus and Katerina Siniakova from the Czech Republic, it meant that whomever won when they resumed play on Friday […]

A Change Of Scenery Good For Teichmann And Svitolina

WASHINGTON, September 23, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Sometimes, a change of scenery does a player good. Take Switzerland’s Jil Teichmann, for instance. After a disappointing first-round loss on clay last week in Rome, Teichmann has returned strong on the terre battue in […]

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 […]