Melbourne (Australia), February 15th (EFE). – It has been confirmed that American Jessica Bigula is the leading player in the Australian Open after the expulsion of Ukrainian Elena Svitolina (5) in the round of 16 and will face her compatriot in the quarter-finals Jennifer Brady (22), the Croatian executioner Donna Vekic (28).
It was the first time that he played a match similar to the Round of 16 in a major tournament, because his best performance in the “major” was the third round that he achieved in the final edition of the US Open.
It had a great start in Melbourne Park by not conceding one group against its top three competitors (Victoria Azarenka (12), Sam Stosur and Christina Mladenovic), despite the fact that all of them had the status of Grand Slam champions, in the case of Mladenovic in the class. Doubles.
And her aggression overcame the Ukrainian strength to overcome the fourth hurdle, in a match in which she collected 31 winners, 12 more than her opponent, and forty easy fouls.
The New Yorker is in a positive balance with her next opponent, Brady, having played their only match in the last tournament in New York (USA) by a 7-6 (5) 6-4 lead.
For her part, Jennifer Brady will strive to match her best Grand Slam record, which came in the last US Open after falling in the semi-finals.
It also reached the top after failing to concede one group in the previous rounds against Spanish Alyona Bolsava, American Madison Pringle, Slovenian Caja Jovan and Croatian Donna Vekic (28). EFE