The first racket of Ukraine Elina Svitolina talked about how the coronavirus pandemic will have an impact on its financial position:
“Now all the sponsorship deals began to stop. Because in every contract, almost all, there is an item that you have to play a certain number of tournaments that you have paid the money.
So if the season will not resume until the end of the year, the money we will not pay, and this will, of course, very sad. I understand the situation all sponsors, brands, but I still pay some money to your coach as we don’t want to lose him, and it has its costs.
This, of course, very difficult situation, but there all in the red: the brands, the sponsors, me and my team. This situation, of course, very influenced”.