In Melbourne continues the matches of the qualifying competitions of the Open championship of Australia on tennis. Russian woman Lyudmila Samsonov, the first of the girls played the final match and won the right to play in the main draw of the first season of the tournament “Grand slam”.
Samson, “planted” in qualifying under 12-m number, played with a Chinese woman Xiyu Wang won 6:4, 2:6, 7:5. In the finals, and well-known canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard, but she is not able to defeat the representative of Italy Martin Trevisan– 4:6, 3:6.
three Russians will spend their final qualification matches on Saturday, January 18. “Planted” third Gracheva Varvara will play against Johanna Larsson (Sweden). Anna Kalinskaya (“crops” №5) will meet Wang Donglai (China). Andy Murray (No. 6) will examine Kaya Yuvan (Slovenia).