Romania's Buzarnescu damaged ligaments in fall at women's Rogers Cup

Aubrey Yates
August 12, 2018

Defending champion Elina Svitolina scored a fourth straight win against Johanna Konta to move back into the quarterfinals of the Coupe Rogers on Thursday afternoon, 6-3, 6-4.

In the second set Svitolina traditionally for the last matches slowed down than konta hardly used.

Konta finished off a second round victory against Victoria Azarenka earlier in Thursday's action, as their match was suspended due to rain on Wednesday with the Brit leading, 6-3, 3-0.

In the second round of "Rogers Cup" Elina tried to take revenge from Michaela buzarnescu the recent defeat at Roland Garros and Birmingham.

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In the quarterfinals of the tournament in Montreal Elina Svitolina will play against the victor of the match between the Belarusian Arina Sobolenko and Belgian by Alice Mertens.

It was the fourth win of us meeting face to face confrontations with the British.

Ranked 28th in the world, Pavlyuchenkova aced twice and broke her opponent's serve twice, although Halep returned the favour with two breaks of her own.

Winning 77 per cent of points on her first serve, Halep claimed a 6-2 6-2 victory in an hour and 14 minutes. Svitolina had reached the third round when her Romanian opponent Mihaela Buzarnescu retired from their match on Tuesday with the score 6-3 6-7 (5-7) 4-3.

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