The representative of Mexico, which occupies the 178th line of the world rating, unexpectedly put up a desperate resistance to the 5th racket of the world and the 1st racket of Ukraine. Three sets were played in 1 hour 36 minutes.
After the first set, it seemed that Elina controls the game 100%. She beat her rival with a score of 6 - 3. But that was not the case. The second set from Odessa failed. She was unable to take a single point. The loss of the set with a score of 0 - 6 turned out to be a tub of cold water. In the third set, Elina Svitolina did not leave her opponent a chance to win. She won with a score of 6 - 2. Total, the score of the meeting: 2 - 1. Result in sets: 6 - 3, 0 - 6 and 6 - 2.
In the third round, Svitolina will face the Russian woman, the 31st racket of the world, Ekaterina Alexandrova. The Russian woman in the first round outplayed M. Inglis with a score of 3 - 6 and 3 - 6 (0 - 2). In the second round, Ekaterina outplayed A. Sharma with a score of 3 - 6 and 3 - 6 (0 - 2).