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‘Amazing spirit’: Yastremska donates Lyon Open prize money to Ukraine

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The Ukrainian Dayana Yastremska said she would be donating her prize money to help support her homeland after finishing as runner-up to Zhang Shuai at the Lyon Open.

The 21-year-old Yastremska and her 15-year-old sister, Ivanna, spent two nights sheltering in an underground car park after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine before being sent to safety in France by their parents.

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