Dayana Yastremska is on the rise in the rankings. The upcoming Ukrainian is having a fantastic run in Wuhan where she reached the quarters after conceding just 5 games to the world no.2 Karolina Pliskova.
After the match against the Czech, Dayana commented: “It’s always nice to play against top players. You always try to make everything as good as possible. So I enjoyed being on court. I didn’t really put pressure on myself because I knew I had nothing to lose.”
Live Rankings and projections
Dayana is currently ranked no.27, but she is no.25 in the live rankings (career-high). In terms of year-to-date rankings, the Ukrainian is currently no.32, but she is no.25 in the live year-to-date rankings.
If Dayana wins the tournament, she will break in the top20.
Yastremska in Wuhan, ranking, and results in 2019
Ranked no.27 (career-high), Dayana has a 29-17 win-loss record in 2019. Dayana is now playing in Wuhan where she beat Ajla Tomljanovic 7-65 6-2, Christina Mchale 6-3 7-67 and Karolina Pliskova 6-1 6-4.
Yastremska will compete against Kvitova in the quarter. They have never played each so far on the main tour.
Dayana clinched 2 titles in 2019 in Hua Hin and in Strasbourg.