The first racket of Ukraine started with a victory at the Australian Open, Marchenko was not able to beat the best tennis player on the planet

Best Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina advanced to the second round of the Australian Open – the first in 2017 tournament «Grand slam», reports «Today».

In the first round match of Svitolina, seeded under 11-m number, defeated Galina Voskoboeva from Kazakhstan. The fight took place early Monday morning Moscow time and ended with the score 6:0, 6:2.

In the ATP ranking Svitolina takes the 13th place Voskoboeva – 274-E.

A Ukrainian tennis player Kateryna Kozlova dropped out of contention at the Open championship of Australia in the first round.

In the opening match of the competition, Kozlova in the bitter struggle gave the ex-first racket of the world American tennis player Venus Williams with the score 6:7, 5:7.

Kozlov in the WTA rankings, is in 101st place – it is the fourth racket of Ukraine. Venus Williams is on the 17th place in the world and third in the United States.

But the second-ranked tennis player Ukraine’s Illya Marchenko on Monday morning in the opening match at the Open championship of Australia fought with the first racket of the world Andy Murray. The match on the Central court the first in the 2017 tournament of «Grand slam» won the Brit– 7:5, 7:6, 6:2.

In the ATP ranking Ilya Marchenko is a 95-th place, Andy Murray is the first.




The first racket of Ukraine started with a victory at the Australian Open, Marchenko was not able to beat the best tennis player on the planet 16.01.2017

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