Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka won the Australian Open after defeating Kazakh Elena in three sets 4-6, 6-3 and 6-4, crowned herself as one of the highest bets of the new generation of women’s tennis by capturing the first ever Grand Slam say the year
Sabalenka, 24 years old and number five in the world, experienced something unprecedented for her in the tournament in the first set of the final: she lost it. Is that the Belarusian up to that 6-4 seemed unbeatable in Melbourne because she had reached the decisive instance without giving up any set, with victories against the Czech Tereza Martincova, the American Shelby Rogers, the Belgian Elize Mertens, the Swiss Belinda Bencic and Linetta.
The Minsk-born became the first Grand Slam champion under a neutral flag – due to her country’s sanction for the invasion and war in Ukraine – and is undefeated in 2023, as she started the season with a consecration in Adelaide , also without losing any part.
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