Kuznetsova and Petrova passed to 3-d round of Australian Open
First matches of third round of Australian Open championship were played. By their results Russian sportswomen Nadezhda Pertrova, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Elena Vesnina and Maria Kirilenko passed to third round of the tournament. Ekaterina Bychkova, Galina Voskoboeva and Elena Likhovzeva finished the struggle. Russian tennis-player Maria Sharapova still plays the game.