Ukraine's No.1 and the world's No. 7 tennis player Elina Svitolina has refused to give an interview to Eurosport Russia during the 2018 US Open in New York City, the United States.

This was reported by commentator of the Russian TV channel Maxim Yanchevsky on his Twitter page, the sports news outlet Isport said.

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According to him, after victory in the first round of the US Open, the Ukrainian tennis player refused to give a flash interview, answering: "Sorry, I can't."

The US Open is held from August 21 to September 9, 2018.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Svitolina decided not to compete in a tournament in Moscow, Russia, in July 2018.