The second racket of Ukraine Lesia Tsurenko for the second consecutive year reached the semifinals of the tournament in Australian Hobart. In the quarterfinals of the competition, the 28-year-old woman from Kiev, who occupies the 43rd place in the world ranking, defeated the 19-year-old Belarusian Arina Sobolenko.
The meeting between Tsurenko and Sobolenko lasted one hour and one minute and ended with a confident victory of our tennis player – 6:1, 6:1.
The right to speak in the final of the tournament Lesya will challenge the winner of the match between American Alison Risk and Romanian Michael Buzarnescu.
Last year, Tsurenko also reached the semi-final of the tournament in Hobart, but was forced to refuse to hold a match at this stage because of health problems.