Australian Open Women's Singles Results On Day 3: January 17

Lynette Rowe
January 18, 2018

Wozniacki saved two match points when she rallied from 5-1 down in the decisive set to beat Croatian Jana Fett 3-6 6-2 7-5 and advanced to the third round of the Australian Open for the second successive season on Wednesday.

She looked out for the count, and was struggling afterwards to work out how she survived 3-6, 6-2, 7-5 against a player ranked 119.

Her next task is tackling 15-year-old sensation Marta Kostyuk, who became the youngest woman to reach the third round since Martina Hingis got to the quarter-finals in 1996.

Wozniacki won the next nine points, and 24 of the 31 points played from when she first faced match point.

Fourth seed Elina Svitolina revealed she had been dealing with injury issues at the Australian Open after successfully negotiating a tricky second round match against Katerina Siniakova on Wednesday. Yeah, it's gonna be very exciting for me and hopefully I can be ready for that match. With second round play scheduled to get underway, here are the matches most worth keeping an eye on.

Two Ukrainian women was successfully launched in the main draw of the Open championship of Australia on tennis.

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World number 59 Siniakova, who also took Svitolina to three sets at the U.S. Open a year ago, really went for her shots, hitting 11 winners, and it was she who managed to get the upper hand in an arm-wrestle of a 50-minute set. "For me it's very important for me to be there with my game and don't really think who is in the other side".

The 23-year-old vowed to be more focused next match on Friday after allowing her aggressive opponent to dominate the early exchanges from the back of the court.

7-Jelena Ostapenko, Latvia, def. Ying-Ying Duan, China, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4.

US Open semi-finalist and 10th seed Pablo Carreno-Busta also went through after French veteran Gilles Simon retired injured when trailing 6-2, 3-0. Magdalena Rybarikova and Anett Kontaveit also came through in three sets against Kirsten Flipkens and Mona Barthel respectively.

The contrast comes in that Goerges will try to overpower the Frenchwoman while Cornet will look to frustrate the 12th seed with her bag of tricks.

Venus Williams conqueror, Swiss Bencic, lost in straight sets to Thai qualifier and World No. 125, Luksika Kumkhum 1-6, 3-6 in an hour and 16 minutes.

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