Michaela Laki from Greece is through to the QF of the Aus Open juniors

Michaela Laki from Greece is through to the QF of the Aus Open juniors 1

Michaela Laki d. Dominika Salkova 6-3 6-7(5)  7-6(8) in a match that lasted almost 2.5 hours and was completed in the tie break of the third set.

Laki (No13) started the game perfectly, easily winning the first set 6-3. The 17-year-old Czech in turn managed to take the second set 7-5 and so the two of them were led to the third set which she won 7-6

Laki saved 4 match points from 1-5 down in the third.

She becomes the first Greek into a junior Grand Slam girls’ singles QF since Eleni Daniilidou at the 1999 US Open!

Next up she plays L.Hovde from the USA

Greeces Michaela Laki moves forward marvelling more experienced Greek players