Elina defeated the French Alize Cornet in the second round of the Premier tournament in Great Britain: 6-4 6-2.
Elina won a break-point in the first set and two more in the second one. Moreover, she also managed to save five break-points during her service games. The match had lasted for 88 minutes. The players have already met earlier this year and altogether it was the sixth match. Elina has a 4-2 lead in the head-to-head record with Cornet and is on a 4-match winning streak against the French.
Elina’s opponent in the quarterfinal of Nature Valley Classic is the World No. 30 – Mihaela Buzarnescu from Romania. The Romanian was the one who stopped Elina in the third round of Rolland Garros a couple of weeks ago.