Some players never let on if they’re winning or losing.
Yulia Putintseva is not one of those players.
Ever “emotionally demonstrative,” Putintseva’s 1R against Aleksandra Krunic was highly anticipated:
In the shadow of the show courts, the spotlight nonetheless found the young Kazakh on Court 10:
Even the insects were eager for front row seats:
From 2-0 up, Putintseva saw the first slip away thanks to some deft touch from the Serb…
…making matters worse, Krunic brought a vocal cheering squad:
But the Kazakh took the crowd head on…
…and, leveling on a Krunic double fault, Putintseva unleashed:
Falling behind a break in the third, she remained undaunted…
As she served for the match, Twitter braced itself:
Thankfully, Putintseva did not disappoint:
With nemesis Elina Svitolina looming in the next round, the show is likely far from over:
Until then, enjoy Yulia Putinseva’s continued domination of the visual medium:
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