Ukrainian tennis player Kateryna Bondarenko failed to qualify to the quarterfinals of the grass tournament in Eastbourne Premier with a prize Fund of $852,564.
In the second round Bondarenko for the sixth time met with two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova. In personal meetings in the Czech Republic was leading 3:2, and the only duel players on the grass was held at the Olympics in London and ended with a heavy victory for Kvitova.
Kvitova took the first break, but with the score 5:4 Bondarenko has not allowed for a competitor to apply for a set. In the next game Catherine played several games that didn’t prevent Kvitova once again to take the flow of the opponent and finish the game in their favor.
During the second set, Bondarenko led 3:1, but lost five games in a row and said goodbye, hoping to replenish their track record with the victory over a player from the top 10.Going into the second round of the tournament in Eastbourne brought to Ekaterina Bondarenko almost 6 thousand euros in prize money and 30 points.
Ekaterina Bondarenko (Ukraine) – Peter Kvitova (Czechia, 3)– 5:7, 3:6