Bychkova, Panova and homeland came out in the 3rd qualifying rounds of the Australian Open
MOSCOW, 16 Jan - R-Sport. Russian tennis player Ekaterina Bychkova, Alexandra Panova and Evgeniya Rodina broke in the decisive round of qualifying at the first in-season tournament series Grand slam - the Australian Open.
Bychkova in the second round of qualification beat Brazilian Teliana Pereira seeded at 5-m number, - 7: 6 (7: 1), 3: 6, 6: 4. Panova was stronger than women Bulgaria Cecil Karatancheva- 6: 7 (4: 7), 6: 2, 6: 3, and Evgeniya Rodina (10) defeated Estonian Annette Nontawat- 2: 6, 6: 2, 6: 4.
Now in the final round Bychkova and Panova in the duel between will compete for a spot in the main draw of the tournament. Homeland will play either with Slovak Christina Kutovoy or Ukrainian girl Marina Zanevsky (14).
in the men's qualifying Australian Open Russian citizen Konstantin Kravchuk was defeated Jimmy Wang of Taiwan with a score of 6: 4, 6: 7 (5: 7), 2: 6.