Barbora Krejčíková advances into 3rd round of Australian open

Czech tennis player Barbora Krejčíková advanced into the 3rd round of the Australian Open on Wednesday after beating China’s Wang Xiu 6:2 and 6:3. It is the first time that Ms Krejčíková has advanced this far in the first Grand Slam of the year. Last year’s Roland Garros winner will face Jeļena Ostapenko in her next game.

Meanwhile, fellow Czech Tereza Martincova lost her 2nd round game 2:6 and 6:7 to Italy’s Camila Giorgio.

Thursday will see three more Czechs play their 2nd round games at the Australian Open. Markéta Vondroušová will face Russia’s Ludmilla Samsonova, Marie Bouzková will clash with Estonia’s Kaia Kanepi and Tomáš Macháč will compete in the men’s category against American Maxime Cressy.

Author: Tom McEnchroe