Belarusian Sobolenko defeated Bencic and reached the 1/4 finals of the Australian Open for the first time
MOSCOW, 23 Jan – Belarusian tennis player Arina Sabolenko defeated Swiss Belinda Bencic in the fourth round match of the Australian Open (Australian Open), which takes place in Melbourne.
The meeting ended with the score 7:5, 6:2 in favor of the fifth-seeded Belarusian. Bencic had the 12th seed. Tennis players spent 1 hour and 27 minutes on the court.
Sobolenko will play in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open for the first time, her best result at the Grand Slam tournaments is reaching the semi-finals at Wimbledon (2021) and the US Open (2021, 2022).
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January 23, 2023 • start at 03:10
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In the quarter-finals, she will meet Croatian Donna Vekic, who defeated Czech Linda Fruhvirtova (6:2, 1:6, 6:3) in her match. Vekic will play in the quarterfinals of the Grand Slam tournament for the second time in his career after the US Open – 2019.
The Australian Open, the first Grand Slam of the season, will end on January 29th. The current winner is Australian Ashleigh Barty, who announced her retirement in March 2022.