Elina Svitolina

Svitolina: ‘A Really Amazing Moment’

STUTTGART/WASHINGTON, April 20, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) It’s been a little more than two weeks since Elina Svitolina said “Yes” to the beginning of her forever with Gaël Monfils, the acrobatic and entertaining French tennis star. The highly-recognizable couple has […]

Svitolina Wins Biggest Points, Advances In Miami

MIAMI/WASHINGTON, March 25, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) As Day Four of the Miami Open presented by Itaú unfolded at Hard Rock Stadium on Thursday, American Shelby Rogers arrived for her second-round match against World No. 5 Elina Svitolina of Ukraine bidding for her […]

Former Junior No. 1 Tauson Wins Stunner In Lyon

LYON/WASHINGTON, March 2, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Ekaterina Alexandrova had begun her season in fine form, reaching the semifinals of the Gippsland Trophy in Australia bookended by a couple of third-round performances in Abu Dhabi and the Australian Open. She […]

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 […]