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Russian Schneider will play Sakkari, the world’s sixth racket, at the Australian Open

MOSCOW, January 16 – RIA Novosti. In the first round of the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam of the season, Russian Diana Schneider defeated Slovakian Kristina Kuchova.

The match ended with the victory of the 18-year-old Russian woman, who had qualified for 7:6 (8:6), 7:5. Tennis players spent 1 hour 54 minutes on the court.

Schneider is participating in a Grand Slam tournament for the first time. She will play with Greek Maria Sakkari (6th seeded), who defeated Chinese Yuan Yue (6:1, 6:4) in the second round.

Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open WTA
16 January 2023 • Start at 03:10
Christina KutsovaSlovakia

0 : 26:75:7

Diana SchneiderRussia

In another match of the first round, Polina Kudermetova, who also qualified for the main draw, lost to Australian Olivia Gadeki, who received a wild card (5:7, 1:6).

The Australian Open will end on January 29. The current winner of the tournament is Australian Ashleigh Barty, who announced her retirement in March 2022.

Source: Ria

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