In the Open championship of Australia on tennis ended the second round match between Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and American Taylor Townsend. The meeting lasted 2 hours 7 minutes. The representative of Russia took the upper hand over the rival 7:5, 7:6 (7:1).
In the next round, Pavlyuchenkova, seeded in the tournament under 30-m number, will play against Czech tennis player Karolina Pliskova, previously won the Laura Siegemund from Germany. The opponents of the Russians second seeded.
Earlier, another representative of Russia Anna Blinkova are unable to overcome the barrier of the second round, losing in three sets by Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan.