Against Kostyuk, Gauff will seek to extend his stay in Australia

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Gauff remains unstoppable at the Australian Open

The American advanced to the quarterfinals after beating Magdalena Frech 6-1, 6-2.

The quarterfinals of the Australian Open 2024with a very attractive duel and with a lot of youth in the WTA draw: Coco Gauff (4th in the world – 19 years old) – Marta Kostyuk (35° – 21 years).

The path of the last US Open winner in this Australian Open It has been practically perfect, since so far it has not given up any sets. In fact, in his last performance, he overwhelmed Magdalena Frech (69th) by 6-1 and 6-2. He had previously eliminated in a row Alycias Parks (82°), Caroline Dolheide (43°) y Karolina Schmiedlová (68°).

Meanwhile, the Ukrainian representative had more work than her next opponent. Although in the round of 16 she defeated Maria Timoofeva (170°) 6-2 and 6-1, he had to fight a lot in all his previous duels. first before Clarie Liu (99°), then before Elise Mertens (28°) and finally in front of Elina Avanesian (74°), Kostyuk He had to stretch until the third set to secure the victory.

This meeting, which will be the second between the two (Gauff’s triumph in Adelaide 2022), will be responsible for inaugurating a new daytime game session in the Rod Laver Arena. It will begin this Monday at 11:00 p.m. (ARG) and will be the prelude to the match that will feature Novak DjokovicNo. 1 in the world.

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