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Diana Yastremska became the fourth Ukrainian woman to play in the last 16 of the Australian Open.


Ukrainian tennis player Diana Yastremska (WTA No. 93) has reached the third round of the Australian Open 2024.


In the second round match of the Australian major, the 23-year-old Ukrainian defeated Russian Varvara Gracheva (WTA No. 39), who plays under the French flag.


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The match lasted 1 hour and 8 minutes and ended with a 6-3, 6-2 victory for the Ukrainian representative.


During her time on court, Diana served 5 aces and made one double fault. It was the first personal meeting between Yastremska and Gracheva.


For the second time in her career, Jastremska reached the third round of the Australian Open, repeating her personal best at this tournament. The first time this happened was in 2019.


By the way, at the start of the main draw of the Australian Open-2024, Jastremska defeated the current Wimbledon winner, Czech Republic's Marketa Vondrosova.


It is worth noting that Yastremska became the fourth Ukrainian woman to reach the last 16 of the Australian Open-2024. Earlier, Lesia Tsurenko, Marta Kostiuk and Elina Svitolina did it. This is a record-breaking achievement for our country, as for the first time in history, 4 Ukrainian women will play in the third round of a Grand Slam tournament.


Yastremska will play against American Emma Navarro (WTA No. 26) to reach the 1/8 finals, Tsurenko will compete against the current champion of the competition, Belarusian Arina Sobolenko (WTA No. 2), Kostiuk will play against Russian Elina Avanesyan (WTA No. 74), and Svitolina will measure up against


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