Greece’s Maria Sakkari beat Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko in the women’s open match at the Australian Open 6-1, 3-6, 6-2.
Ranked 42 in the world, Sakkari breezed her way through the first set 6-1, before losing the second set 3-6 to ranked 22 Ostapenko and then took the final set 6-2.
Sakkari, who made her first final in San Jose last year, is starting to make a major impact on tour.
Maria Sakkari VS Jelena Ostapenko
11 Aces 4
3 Double faults 8
59% First serve 55%
70% Win % on 1st serve 62%
73% Win % on 2nd serve 59%