Rogers Cup: Johanna Konta beats Victoria Azarenka to move into third round

Elina Svitolina- Montréal 2018- Rogers Cup  Pascal Ratth

Romanian Buzarnescu left her contest against defending champion Elina Svitolina in a wheelchair having suffered a nasty-looking injury when attempting to make a backhand shot from the baseline. From Kiev in the middle of the second set, refused to continue the fight.

The third-round clash was the second match of the day for Konta, who had earlier completed her rain-delayed meeting with two-time champion Victoria Azarenka.

She then returned to the court later Thursday to face fifth seed Elina Svitolina of Ukraine for a place in the last-eight.

From there, Svitolina had all the answers as she pocketed every game played, and edged a lengthy, five-deuce affair on Konta's serve to move in front for the final time.

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In the match against Svitolina Contoy filed 4 aces, made 3 double faults, scored 4 of the 7 break points and won 72% of the drawings on the first pass.

First set Svitolina took due to the break in the fourth game and quality games with the first feed (14 of 17 winning goals, 82%).

In the quarterfinals of the tournament in Montreal rival Svitolina will be the Belgian Elise Mertens, which in my game of the third round broke the resistance of the girls Arina Sobolenko.

Her next opponent will be number six seed Caroline Garcia, who overcame Maria Sharapova 6-3 6-2.

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