Outstanding run for Dayana Yastremska in Lyon

News, Yastremska

After having to face the hardest time of her life by fleeing her country at war a week before the tournament, Dayana Yastremska managed to play her best tennis all the way to the final of the Open 6ème Sens Métropole de Lyon.

Accompanied in Lyon by her 15-year-old sister Ivanka, Dayana Yastremska was able to outwit her opponents round after round: Anna Bogdan in the 1st round, Cristina Bucșa in the 2nd round, Jasmine Paolini in the quarterfinals & Sorana Cirstea in the semis. Unfortunately, the final step was too much to overcome for Dayana. In a final match full of intensity, the Ukrainian lost to seed No. 8 Zhang Shuai in 3 sets. A truly memorable journey for Top Five Management talent.

With this outstanding performance, Dayana gained 37 places in the WTA ranking and is now on the doorstep of making a remarkable come back into the top 100.