The 44th racket of the world, Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, in three sets defeated the Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens, who occupies the ninth line of the WTA rating, with a 3/6, 6/3, 6/3 score in the second round of the Australian Open.
Tennis players spent on the court 1 hour 48 minutes. During this time, the 27-year-old Pavlyuchenkova completed two aces, made a mistake five times in filing and sold five break points, and her peer from the Netherlands filed seven times, made four double mistakes and made three breaks.
Earlier in personal meetings was 3: 1 in favor of the Dutch. Pavlyuchenkova’s next rival in Melbourne will be Belarus’s Aliaksandra Sasnovich.