Coco Gauff qualified for the second round of the 2023 Australian Open thanks to an excellent two-set win against Katerina Siniakova. The young American star opened the Rod Laver Arena with a fairly easy 6-1 6-4, canceling the empty step of the first part of the second set, when she had slipped 1-4 down, and, still barely, she prevailed. she in the final game she even had to take advantage of the seventh match point in the tenth game where she was serving to close.
In the second round will be Emma Raducanu, who defeated Tamara Korpatsch in two sets with a final score of 6-3 6-2.
Australian Open: Coco Gauff won a wonderful shot at the net
It will be a super challenge, unprecedented between the two young WTA stars.
Emma, after the ankle injury in Auckland in the first tournament of the season, showed some difficulty in lateral movements, but in good general shape and great optimism about the resolution of the ankle problem. Going back to Coco Gauff, USA, she won an incredible rally against her opponent, closing out the point with a wonderful shot into the net.
Job done âœ…@CocoGauff stops Siniakova to advance 6-1 6-4.#AusOpen • #AO2023 pic.twitter.com/3QQdZJxLZD — #AusOpen (@AustralianOpen) January 16, 2023