Ukrainian tennis player Diane Yastremsky will compete for the title in the tournament WTA International in Hong Kong with a prize Fund of $500,000.
First career semi-final at the WTA tournament Yastremsky was playing against the second racket of China Zhang Shuai. Dayana tried for the second time in his career to beat the opponent from the top 40 of the WTA rankings.
At the start of the match Yastremsky with break took 2:1, quickly lost four games in a row. After talking with coach Diane calmed down and began their comeback. With the score 2:5 18-year-old Ukrainian attacking style, took five games in a row and was one step away from the final.
The second set Yastremsky beginning with 0:3, but quickly got back in the game. This Diane did not stop the Ukrainian immediately took another break, then defended his serve and not for years has confidently served for the match.
Debut career final on the WTA tour will bring Yastremsky at least 80 thousand dollars in prize money and 180 ranking points, which will allow the Ukrainian to debut in the top 80 in the world rankings.
Dianne Yastremsky competitor on a decisive match in Hong Kong will be determined in the match between Wang Qiang and the ex-first racket of the world Garbine Muguruza.
Dayana Yastremsky (Ukraine) – Zhang Shuai (China) – 7:5, 6:4