Elina Svitolina beat Donna Vekic 6-1, 3-6, 6-1.
She next faces Alize Cornet of France, who notably beat Serena Williams at 2014 Wimbledon, and who outlasted former top-10 player Ekaterina Makarova of Russia, by 5-7, 6-4, 6-1.
________________________________________________ .. ,,,,,,,,,,, I was just trying to play well and to dominate, but she played a couple of great points to break back – which is always nice to have," said Svitolina, apparently meaning she was pleased to gain extra practice on such a technique-testing surface. "It was difficult for me because she hit the ball very flat and the first match on grass is always a challenge
#elinasvitolina #GrassSeason #NatureValleyClassic