Johanna Konta knocked out of US Open by Elina Svitolina

Elina Svitolina in the united states Open dashed the hopes of being the first woman to reach the of johanna Konta on Tuesday.
Svitolina overcame Konta 6-4 and she’ll face the winner of this match between Serena Williams, continuing her pursuit to get a 24th Grand Slam singles title, and China’s Wang Qiang.
Even the Svitolina, winner of four of the previous meetings together with Konta, prolonged her dominance within the Briton.
“I think we were both striking the ball nicely, it was rather even, I’m just really happy with the way I handled the pressure. I was only carrying one stage at a time and trying to stay calm,” explained Svitolina.
“For most of the Ukrainians it isn’t too simple once you are rising up, you don’t have much opportunity to travel and that’s the reason why we are determined when we get them.”
It was nip and tuck in sunny conditions on Arthur Ashe with seed Svitolina keeping touch with the Briton during some lung-busting rallies before nudging 3-2 ahead. Nevertheless, the seed that was 16th remained calm and calm, benefiting from a Svitolina mistake to strike back.
The Ukrainian, that has reached a piled the pressure to get another break of serve and then successfully consolidated it for a 5-3 advantage.
Konta, that was the first British player since Jo Durie in 1983 to go this deep in Flushing Meadows, held within the next game and then saved a initial set point thanks to an instinctive angled drop volley, but she was unable to stop her attempted backhand chopped return sailing extended to hand Svitolina the opener.
With celebrity superfan Tom Hiddleston once more inside her corner, Konta had been after falling down 3-2 within another set. And she provided a second of genius thanks to it to some drop shot that enabled her to level up things.
Nonetheless, in some mirror-image of their group, Svitolina fell back as the error-count of Konta mounted along with frustration.
The No 1 saved two match points on function to end the hopes of Konta, but Svitolina continued her aggressive strategy.
She followed her first appearance in the final four of a major in Wimbledon in July by acquiring straight back there at Flushing Meadows.
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