American tennis player Sloane Stephens overcame the barrier of the third round of the Australian Open, beating Croatian Petra Martic in two tiebreaks – 7/6 (6), 7/6 (5).
The match lasted 2 hours. The fifth racket of the world, 25-year-old Sloane, made three breaks and ace. 28-year-old Martić, occupying the 32nd position in the world classification, three times took the opponent’s pitch and completed one ace.
The American has increased the gap in the personal meetings of rivals – 2: 0. In the 1/8 finals of the tournament, Stevens will play with Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova