the russian player Veronika Kudermetova, number 13 of the WTA and the Belgian tennis player Elise Mertens, number 4 of the WTA fulfilled the forecasts by winning the round of 16 of the Australian Open in two hours and two minutes by 7(7)-6(5) and 6-4 to the Chinese players Yi-Fan Xu Y Zhaoxuan Yang, WTA number 44 and WTA number 50 respectively. With this result, we will continue to see the winners of the match in the next phase of the Australian Open, the quarterfinals.
The losing couple managed to break their rivals’ serve 2 times, while the winners did it 3 times. In addition, Kudermetova and Mertens had 69% effectiveness in the first service, 4 double faults and achieved 58% of the service points, while the effectiveness of their opponents was 62%, they made 3 double faults and got the 56% of the points on serve.
After this match, the quarterfinals will take place in which Kudermetova and Mertens will face the winners of the match in which they will face each other Andrea Petkovic Y Jaqueline Adina Cristian against Kirsten Flipkens Y Sara Sorribes Tormo.
the tournament of Melbourne (Australian Open Women’s Doubles) is held between January 16 and 30 on an outdoor hard court. During the competition, a total of 64 couples face each other.