Elina Svitolina defeats Karolina Muchova 7-5 6-4 in the quarter in London on Tuesday. Svitolina will play Simona Halep in the semifinal.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Svitolina conquered a good lead at the beginning of the set after breaking Muchova in the 1st game (1-0). Anyhow, there was more to do for the Ukrainian to win the set since the Czech found the way to break back in the 2nd (1-1) and in the 4th (3-1) game. The Ukrainian kept her focus to break Muchova in the 9th (4-5) and in the 11th (6-5) game before winning the set (7-5).

The Czech was not able to offer any resistance in the last 5 games of the set (from 2-5 to 7-5). Anyhow also Karolina won 4 consecutive games from 0-1 to 4-1

2nd set.

Muchova had a favorable start in this set after breaking Svitolina in the 2nd game (2-0). Notwithstanding, Svitolina succeeded in coming back to break the Czech 3 times in the 3rd (1-2), in the 5th (3-2) and in the 7th (5-2) game before winning the set (6-4).

The Ukrainian failed to serve out the set when leading 5-2 to be broken at 30.

A crucial moment of the match was when Svitolina won 5 consecutive games in the 2nd set to change the scoreline from 0-2 to 5-2

At the end of the match, the Ukrainian scored 71 points vs. Muchova’s 66 points.

The Ukrainian was pretty focused in converting 55% of the break points that she procured (6/11). On the other side, Karolina didn’t lose the concentration in converting 67% of the break points that she procured points (4/6). Nonetheless, that was not enough to win the encounter.

After this encounter, the head to head between Svitolina and Muchova is 2-0 for Elina.

Highlights Elina Svitolina vs. Karolina Muchova Wimbledon – London

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Svitolina’s Interview

1st
Svitolina
Muchova
7-5
7
5
6
5
5
5
4
5
3
5
2
5
2
4
1
4
1
3
1
2
1
1
1
0
2nd
Svitolina
Muchova
6-4
6
4
5
4
5
3
5
2
4
2
3
2
2
2
1
2
0
2
0
1

Next Match: Elina Svitolina vs. Simona Halep – H2H and stats

Svitolina will take on Halep in the semifinal.

This will be the 9th time that Elina Svitolina and Simona Halep clash against each other. The head to head is 4-4 for Svitolina and Halep (see full H2H stats), but they have never competed against each other on grass.

The last time that they played each other, Halep won 6-3 3-6 6-4 in the semifinal in Doha back in February 2019.

Elina Svitolina in London

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