Poroshenko congratulates tennis player Svitolina on victory in WTA tournament

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has congratulated Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina with the victory in the WTA tournament, which was held in Dubai.

"Elina Svitolina won the tennis tournament in Dubai! I sincerely congratulate her on the victory! I am sure that we will hear more about our Elina's victories," he wrote on his Facebook page on Saturday evening.

Ukrainian tennis player Svitolina won the title of WTA Premier tennis tournament winner for the second time in a row, held in the UAE in Dubai. On Saturday, February 24, in the final of the competition she confidently defeated Russian tennis player Daria Kasatkina. The confrontation ended with a score of 6:4, 6:0 in favor of the Ukrainian tennis player.

The prize fund of the tournament is more than $2.5 million.

At the beginning of 2018 Svitolina already won the tournament in Brisbane.