The 36th racket of the world, American Venus Williams, in three sets defeated Frenchwoman Alize Cornet, who occupies the 46th line of the WTA rating, with a score of 6/3, 4/6, 6/0 in the second round of the Australian Open.
The match lasted 2 hours and 18 minutes. During this time, the 38-year-old Williams completed two aces, four times made a mistake when serving and sold six break points, and the 29-year-old Cornet never filed it, made three double mistakes and made three breaks.
Earlier in personal meetings was 6: 1 in favor of the American. The next rival Williams in Melbourne will be either the Romanian Simona Halep.