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No.1 seed Elina Svitolina has been shocked after crashing out of the WTA Tour's Tenerife Ladies Open in the first round.
The World No.6 was taking on 19-year-old Camila Osorio in the first round when bad light interrupted play.
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The Ukraine world No.6 led by a set against Osorio, overnight, and when play resumed on Wednesday took a 2-0 advantage to appear on course for a routine win.
However, the World No.63 produced some sublime tennis after she rattled off five games in a row on her way to forcing a deciding set.
The Colombian then won the final four game of the encounter to seal a comeback 5-7, 6-3, 6-2 victory.
Fans were stunned to see the World No.6 fall in the first round of the tournament.
Svitolina is finished 😭😭😭
— Honest Po Palah Fan 🇪🇬🇪🇬🇪🇬 (@CiroImmxbile) October 20, 2021
While full credit for the win of her career, it's a real shame I think that they started Osorio Serrano vs. Svitolina last night as they did, knowing they'd never get the full match in before darkness.
Minor league stuff.
— WTA Pundit (@WTApundit) October 20, 2021
I don't get it… Svitolina is trying to vulture, and yet bashing returns like she doesn't care 🤔 https://t.co/EV4OoC11tH
— Peetah Pan 🐝 (@i_am_peterpan_) October 20, 2021
HELP I thought Svitolina used to be good at vulturing tournaments. what happened 😭 https://t.co/V62IWTQzfH
— aidan (@vamosaidan) October 21, 2021
Osorio records biggest career win
The 19-year-old had not got past the opening round in five of her past six tournaments but proved too good for Svitolina.
The 63rd-ranked Osorio will play Egypt's World No.64 Mayar Sherif for a quarter-final spot.
Already through to the last eight are a trio of unseeded players - after Svitolina's defeat meant six of the eight seeded players were bundled out in the opening round.
Ann Li beat Varvara Gracheva 6-4, 6-2 while Anna Karolina Schmiedlova defeated Jaqueline Cristian 6-2, 7-5.
Alize Cornet is through after her match against Xinyu Wang ended with the Chinese having to retire injured in the tird set with the Frenchwoman ahead 4-1.
The match between Donna Vekic and Romania's Irina-Camelia Begu was suspended at 6-4, 1-1 in favour of the Croatian.
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