Australian Open 2020 ended after two weeks of exciting competition. In the women’s singles category, the surprise came with young American star Sofia Kenin, who eventually lifted the title at the first Grand Slam of the year by beating Spanish player Garbine Muguruza in the final. on Saturday.
Below, we will list the best five matches in the women’s singles in the Australian Open 2020, matches that will stay in the fans’ mind for a long time.
The match between Riske and Yafan
During the first-round clash at the Australian Open 2020, American Alison Riske and Chinese Wang Yafan played one of the best matches in the women’s singles category.
World number 19 Riske won three sets with the score 7-5, 6-2 and 6-3 to advance to the second round. The match lasted three hours and was the longest-running match in the women’s singles category at the first Grand Slam of the year.
Kontaveit’s epic victory over Swiatek
The fourth round clash between Anett Kontaveit of Estonia and Iga Gwiątek of Poland was also a great one. In the 2 hour 42 minute match, Kontaveit overcame the victory with a score of 6-7, 7-5 and 7-5 to advance to the 1/8 round.
Six phase error polishing made the final difference. However, Kontaveit lost to Belgian player Simona Halep in the quarterfinals with a score of 6-1 and 6-1.
Pavlyuchenkova’s masterful performance against Kerber
The fourth-round clash between Angelique Kerber of Germany and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia also became a classic encounter when both tried their best to win tickets to the quarter-finals. The Russian tennis star went on to score 6-7, 7-6 and 6-2 in a 2-hour and 36-minute match.
However, Pavlyuchenkova’s journey ended in the quarterfinals when she had to lose to the runner-up Garbine Muguruza 7-5 and 6-3.
The Australian Open final between American tennis player Sofia Kenin and Spanish tennis player Garbine Muguruza is an intriguing competition between or among the best players in the tournament. In the end, it was the 21-year-old young girl who won her first Grand Slam title by defeating former world No. 1 with 4-6, 6-2 and 6-2 scores in a drag-only match. longer than 2 hours.