The seventh racket of the world, Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, beat Slovak Viktoria Kuzmova, occupying the 48th line of the WTA rating, with a score of 6/4, 6/1 in the second round of the Australian Open.
The match lasted 1 hour and 7 minutes. During this time, 24-year-old Svitolina performed eight aces, once made a mistake when serving and sold three break points, and 20-year-old Kuzmova once served right through, made five double mistakes and did not make a single break.
Now the score in personal meetings was 2-0 in favor of Ukrainian. The next rival of Svitolina in Melbourne will be Chinese Zhang Shuai.