Russian tennis player Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova overcame the barrier of the third round of the Australian Open, beating Aliaksandra Sasnovich from Belarus in two sets – 6/0, 6/3.
Duel lasted 1 hour. The 44th racket of the world, 27-year-old Anastasia, made four breaks and two aces, having made a mistake twice when serving. 24-year-old Sasnovich, occupying the 31st position in the world classification, made four aces and two double mistakes.
Russian woman remains the leader in the personal meetings of athletes – 3: 0. In the 1/8 finals of the tournament Pavlyuchenkova will fight with the winner of the game American Sloan Stephens and Croat Petra Martic.