Tak­ing it one game at a time

The Northern Star - - SPORT -

DE­FEND­ING Bris­bane In­ter­na­tional cham­pion Elina Svi­tolina says she’s not get­ting too far ahead of her­self when it comes to an as­sault on claim­ing her first grand slam ti­tle.

The Ukrainian world No 4 is among the favourites for the Australian Open af­ter claim­ing a WTA-high five ti­tles in 2017 win­ning in Bris­bane.

“I had a great week in Bris­bane. Of course, I’m con­fi­dent,” Svi­tolina said. “But I try to take it one match at a time, be re­ally fo­cused on my game, and don’t have, like, crazy thoughts in my head.”

Svi­tolina will be­gin against a qual­i­fier.

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