Elena Rybakina talks about her first round in Dubai

Elena Rybakina says she was happy on how she fought against Azarenka in the second set

Elena Rybakina In Dubai

Elena Rybakina won the first round in Dubai after Vika Azarenka retired. She expressed her happiness at finding her game in the second set and pulling off an unexpected win after a tough first set. Currently leading the tour on wins this season, Rybakina reflected on her experience as a former finalist in Dubai and adapting to the conditions.

Looking ahead, Rybakina faces a challenging match against Magda Linette, a qualifier who has been performing well recently. Despite the difficulty, Rybakina plans to give her best effort and recover in preparation for the next round.

Rybakina in Dubai, ranking, and results in 2024

Elena Rybakina

17 - 3win/loss

24 year old
2024 Highlights

Currently ranked no.4, Rybakina achieved an overall 16-3 match record in 2024. Elena is currently competing in Dubai where she defeated the world no.27 Victoria Azarenka 4-6 6-2 ret..

Elena Rybakina will square off with the world no.53 Magdalena Frech in the 3rd round on Wednesday at 12:00 pm on Centre Court. Their record is 1-0 for Rybakina.

The Kazakhstani conquered 2 titles in 2024 in Brisbane and Abu Dhabi. Elena was the finalist in Doha (Qatar TotalEnergies Open).

Rybakina won 7 titles in her career: 4 on hard courts, 2 on clay courts and 1 on grass courts. (See the list of her titles)

Rybakina's Record