In the Open championship of Australia on tennis in the female single category completion of the matches of the second round.
The current champion of the tournament, Angelique Kerber after a difficult victory over Lesya Tsurenko had another nervous trehmetrovy match. The first racket of the world in the match against compatriot Karina Witthoeft missed the second set, and at the start of the deciding set and lost his serve. Witthoeft not believe in their chance and failed the end of the match.
Not easy exit in the third round and was given the seventh racket of the world Garbinie the Muguruza – the Spaniard only at the end of the booster sets of the 162-th racket of the world Samantha Crawford. In the next round the State is waiting for the match with the hope of Latvia Anastasiya Sevastopol.
Experienced Svetlana Kuznetsova and Venus Williams without any problems moving in the tournament. In the 1/16 final, Kuznetsova will play against ex-first racket of the world Jelena Jankovic, and Williams, the eldest will examine the Chinese Ying-Ying Duan.
The main surprise of the day was the departure of the 10th-seeded Carla Suarez-Navarro. Together with the Spaniard leaving the tournament Irina Begu, Shuai Zhang and Monica Puig.
The results of matches of seeded players:
Stefanie Vogel (Switzerland) – Venus Williams (USA, 13) — 3:6, 2:6
Angelique Kerber (Germany, 1) – Karina Witthoeft (Germany) — 6:2, 6:7, 6:2
Jamie Fourlis (Australia) – Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia, 8) — 2:6, 1:6
Andy Murray (Russia) – Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (Russia, 24) — 2:6, 2:6
Alison Riske (USA) — Zhang Shuai (China, 20) — 7:6, 4:6, 6:1
Kristina Pliskova (Czech Republic) – Irina Begu (Romania, 27) — 6:4, 7:6
Samantha Crawford (USA) – Garbine Muguruza (Spain, 7) – 5:7, 4:6
Carla Suarez-Navarro (Spain, 10) – Sorana Cirstea (Romania) – 6:7, 3:6
Mona Barthel (Germany) – Monica Puig (Puerto Rico, 29) – 6:4, 6:4
Anastasia Sevastova (Latvia, 32) – Christina Kucova (Slovakia) – 6:3, 6:4
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