Ukrainian Mar Kostyuk left in the main draw of the Australian Open

Украинка Марта Костюк вышла в основную сетку Australian Open

Martha Kostiuk

15-year-old tennis player has successfully overcome the three rounds of qualifying.

Young Ukrainian tennis player Marta Kostyuk became the youngest participant in the main draw of the Australian Open, failing to pass three rounds of qualifying.

In the final round of selection, he is in a difficult match defeated Czech Barbora Krejcikova 6:3, 5:7, 6:0.

Mar aggressive start of the match, allowing Krejcikova to take his serve only in the eighth game, before having three breaks, but having missed two of their submission – so the account became 5:3 in favor of the Ukrainian. Thanks to the two aces in the next game, he earned two first set point, but to finish the game, only managed at the third attempt.

In the second set alternately opponent had the initiative, but at the crucial moment in the Czech Republic a couple of times successfully filed and has not allowed the Ukrainian to translate the game into tie-break.

But the third set was won outright Kostyuk, who made three breaks, defended their supply and took Seth under “zero” – 6:0.

In fairness it should be noted that before the third set Barbora took a medical time-out, complaining of problems in the back or abdomen that did not give her the opportunity to successfully play on his serve.

Украинка Марта Костюк вышла в основную сетку Australian Open

Thus, the 15-year-old Martha Kostiuk, occupying 521 th place world ranking for the first time in his career, will perform in the main draw adult tournament Grand Slam, becoming the youngest participant of the Australian Open this season.

In addition, he is in the main draw of the women’s tournament Australian Open will play four more Ukrainian.

It should be noted that Kostyuk is the current winner of the Junior tournament of the Australian Open, so got the wild card qualification this season.

Also Martha Kostiuk last year won the Junior Final tournament.

After that victory, Kostiuk said that in the childhood dreamt to marry Novak Djokovic.

Earlier it was reported that another Ukrainian, Diane Yastremsky, failed to qualify for the Australian Open.

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