The first racket of Ukraine Elina Svitolina beat American Lauren Davis in the second round of the Open championship of Australia– 6:2, 7:6 (8-6).
The match lasted 1 hour and 34 minutes.
Note that the rivals have met each other for the fifth time in all four previous meetings, the stronger was the Ukrainian.
In the 1/16 finals Elina will meet with eks-the first racket of the world Garbine Muguruza that in his match of the second round beat Islay Tomljanovic– 6:3, 3:6, 6:3.
Svitolina is the only representative of Ukraine at the Australian Open: previously from single events flew Lesia Tsurenko, Diane Yastremsky, Kateryna Bondarenko and Kateryna Kozlova.