Ukraine represented by Dayana Yastremska failed to win the title after being defeated by Zhang Shuai in the Lyon Open Final, Dayana arrived in Lyon last Saturday saying that she woke up after hearing the sound of bombs from Russia invading Ukraine, Dayana was defeated 3-6 6-3 6-4 in the decider.
And with the money Dayana makes, she will use her prize money of around £12,000 to help Ukraine. And Dayana said that this week was a tough week.
With tears in her eyes and wrapped in her country's flag, Dayana sent a message to her compatriots to stay in Ukraine. And said " If Ukrainians were looking at me, I would like to say that you guys are very strong and amazing, and this gift that I got I will give to a Ukrainian foundation to support Ukraine. Standing at the Lyon Open is not for myself but for the country Ukraine.
Zhang took his third WTA title after coming back from two break downs in the third set.