Ukrainian tennis player stopped one step away from qualification.
About it reports “Correspondent”.
Ukrainian Martha Kostiuk completed their performances at the Australian Open, losing in the final qualifying, the Spaniard Paula Bados-hibert– 6:7 (6:8), 3:6.
In the first set he led 4:1 and 40:30 on the opponent’s serve, but failed to hold the advantage, and then not have used three setvolume. In the tie-break the Ukrainian had lost 2:5, then leveled the score (6:6), but lost the next two points.
At the start of the second batch of Mar missed the game on the pitch (0:3), after which said opponent back break (3:3). But in the eighth game the Spaniard has implemented a hidden matchball, and then successfully applied for a victory.
Recall that last year, the 16-year-old Kostyuk has successfully passed the qualification in Melbourne and reached the third round of the basics, where she stopped Elina Svitolina.
Thus, this season none of the representatives of Ukraine did not overcome the qualifying draw (Katarina Zavacka lost in the first round, angelina Kalinina in the second round).
In the main draw of the Australian Open will feature four Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, Lesia Tsurenko, Diane Yastremsky and Kateryna Kozlova.
We will remind, earlier it was reported, his father died a famous football player during a game of tennis.