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Barbora Krejcikova reaches round of 16 without the loss of a set

Barbora Krejcikova won against Anhelina Kalinina 6-2, 6-3 on Friday night. She’ll play the winner of the match between American Jessica Pegula, the No 3 seed, and Ukrainian Marta Kostyuk in the next round

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Australian Open •Third round • completed
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Czech Barbora Krejcikova, the No 20 seed, advanced to the last 16 of the Australian Open by defeating Ukrainian Anhelina Kalinina 6-2, 6-3 at Melbourne Park on Friday night.

Krejcikova, ranked No 23, will play the winner of the match between American Jessica Pegula, the No 3 seed, and Ukrainian Marta Kostyuk next.

The 2021 Roland=Garros champion has lost just 14 games through three rounds in Melbourne on her way to her sixth round of 16 appearance at the majors, and second in Australia (also 2022, loss to Azarenka).

The Czech won against qualifier Sara Bejlek (6-3, 6-1) and French qualifier Clara Burel (6-4, 6-1) ahead of her victory.

Earlier in the tournament, Kalinina, ranked No 39, won against American qualifier Coco Vandeweghe (6-3, 6-1) and Czech Petra Kvitova, the No 15 seed (7-5, 6-4).

Melbourne (Grand Slam), other third-round results (Melbourne Park, hard, USD 24.297.942, most recent results first):

  • Linda Fruhvirtova vs. Marketa Vondrousova
  • Nuria Parrizas Diaz vs. Donna Vekic
  • Camila Giorgi vs. Belinda Bencic
  • Aryna Sabalenka vs. Elise Mertens
  • Laura Siegemund vs. Caroline Garcia
  • Magda Linette vs. Ekaterina Alexandrova
  • Shuai Zhang vs. Katie Volynets
  • Varvara Gracheva vs. Karolina Pliskova
  • Lin Zhu vs. Maria Sakkari
  • Madison Keys vs. Victoria Azarenka
  • Bernarda Pera vs. Coco Gauff
  • Iga Swiatek vs. Cristina Bucsa
  • Kateryna Baindl vs. Jelena Ostapenko
  • Elena Rybakina vs. Danielle Collins
  • Jessica Pegula vs. Marta Kostyuk
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