"This is a disgrace". The best tennis player in Belarus, who mocked Ukrainian women, sensationally crashed out of Roland Garros
The best tennis player in Belarus, Arina Sobolenko (WTA No. 2), lost to Czech Karolina Muchova (WTA No. 46) in the semi-finals of Roland Garros. The match ended with a score of 6:7 (5:7), 7:6 (7:5), 5:7.
All the key events of the match took place in the third set. The 25-year-old Sobolenko started the decider confidently and quickly built on her success. Leading 5:2, Arina served for the match, but the Czech player managed to break serve, which was a turning point in the game.
At that moment, bookmakers were accepting bets on Mukhova's success with odds of 40. Karolina concentrated, punished Arina for her mistakes over and over again, and won 5 games in a row, and with them the match.
After her success, the Czech Republic's No. 5 couldn't contain her emotions and burst into tears.
Online, fans could not contain their emotions, calling the situation a disgrace.
Sobolenko is a long-time supporter of dictator Alexander Lukashenko, and at the tournament she met Ukrainians Marta Kostiuk and Elina Svitolina.
After her victory over Kostiuk, Sobolenko began to talk in front of the audience, provoking booing from the Ukrainian tennis player.