Australian Open: Radukanu unpleasantly surprised by Koviniќ

Emma Radukanu eliminated in the second round of the "Australian Open" / Melbourne, Australia / January 20, 2022 / Photo: EPA-EFE / JASON O'BRIEN

In women's competition Montenegrin tennis player Danka Kovinic made a big surprise in Melbourne by defeating last year's US Open champion, Emma Radukanu.

Kovinic passed in the third round of the "Australian Open" after defeating the 17th seed, the British Radukanu with 2: 1 in sets 6: 4, 4: 6 and 6: 3.

The victory was reached in two hours and 38 minutes of play, it is her first placement in the third round of the Grand Slam tournaments.

In the next round, Kovinic will compete against the Romanian Simona Halep, who convincingly defeated the Brazilian Beatrice Hadad-Maje with 6: 2 and 6: 0.

In men, the second carrier Danil Medvedev (Russia) justified the favorite role against the Australian Nick Kyrios celebrating with 3: 1 in sets 7: 6 (1), 6: 4, 4: 6 and 6: 2.

The Russian's next opponent will be Botik Van De Zandschulp from the Netherlands.

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