Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka could not overcome the barrier of the third round of the Australian Open, losing to American Amanda Anisimova – 3/6, 2/6.
In 1 hour 5 minutes of the match, the 11th World No. 20 Sobolenko, 20, completed three aces and made four double faults. 17-year-old Amanda, who occupies the 87th line of the world table of ranks, made four breaks and ace each, having made a mistake once when submitting.
Previously between the athletes have not met. In the 1/8 finals of the tournament Anisimova will play either with Czech Petra Kvitova or with Swiss Belinda Benchic.