Elina Svitolina began her April at the Claro Open Colsanitas in Bogotá, Colombia as the top seed. She defeated her first three opponents in straight sets and only lost a combined 15 games on her way to the semifinals, where she fell to eventual champion Teliana Pereira.
Her next event was in Marrakech for the Grand Prix SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem, where she was the fourth seed. After defeating fellow WTA Rising Stars Donna Vekic and Christina McHale in straight sets, she was pushed to three sets by Karin Knapp in the quarterfinals. In the semifinals, the Ukrainian routed fellow WTA Rising Star of the Month finalist and Katowice champion Anna Karolina Schmiedlova, 6-0, 6-3. Facing her fourth WTA Rising Star in five matches, Svitolina defeated Timea Babos, 7-5, 7-6(3), to capture her third career WTA title. Following Marrakech, Svitolina rose to a career-high ranking of World No.21.
For those reasons you've voted her April's WTA Rising Star Of The Month.
Final Results for April's WTA Rising Star of the Month
2015 WTA Rising Star of the Month Winners
How it works:
Three finalists are selected by wtatennis.com
Winner is then determined by a fan vote on wtatennis.com