the Russian tennis player, 30-I racket of the world Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the 1/8 finals of the Australian Open in three sets over two hours and 40 minutes defeated the representative of Germany Angelique Kerber– 6:7 (5:7), 7:6 (7:4), 6:2.
Pavlyuchenkova four times filed through, committed three double faults and implemented five break points out of 18, and Kerber, occupying the 18th place in the WTA rankings, two aces, six double faults and implemented three breaks out of four.
Thus, she has reached the quarterfinals of the tournament where it will face the Spaniard Garbine of Wind (32), who in 1/8 finals of Nederlandse picture of Bertens– 6:3, 6:3.
Recall, the Australian Open is the first in – season tournament series Grand slam. The prize Fund of the contest composes of 49.1 million dollars. Last year, the tournament champion in men’s category was the Serb Novak Djokovic, while the female Japanese Naomi Osaka.