Urszula Radwanska joins sister Agnieszka in Australian Open Main Draw



by PRAKASH

Urszula Radwanska joins sister Agnieszka in Australian Open Main Draw

Tennis - Poland's Urszula Radwanska will join her sister Agnieszka Radwanska in the main draw of the Australian Open after coming through the qualifying draw on Saturday. Urszula defeated Japan's Hiroko Kuwata 2-6, 6-1, 7-5 and will meet 31st seed Zarina Diyas in the first round.

Sixth-ranked Agnieszka, who has begun working with Martina Navratilova in the new season, is in the other half of the draw. Also coming through the qualifiers were Czechwomen Lucie Hradecka, Denisa Allertova and Renata Voracova while former World No.

11 Shahar Peer fell to Dutch player Richel Hogenkamp in the final round. Richel Hogenkamp (23), Netherlands, def. Shahar Peer (9), Israel, 6-7 (2), 6-3, 6-4. Evgeniya Rodina (10), Russia, def. Maryna Zanevska (14), Ukraine, 7-5, 6-4.

Lucie Hradecka, Czech Republic, def. Yulia Putintseva (6), Kazakhstan, 6-1, 6-2. Denisa Allertova (1), Czech Republic, def. Laura Siegemund (22), Germany, 6-1, 6-2. Stephanie Foretz, France, def. Olga Govortsova, Belarus, 7-6 (5), 6-3.

Petra Martic, Croatia, def. Liu Fangzhou, China, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4. Ons Jabeur, Tunisia, def. Wang Yafan, China, 6-2, 6-4. Urszula Radwanska, Poland, def. Hiroko Kuwata, Japan, 2-6, 6-1, 7-5. Anna Tatishvili (24), United States, def.

Katarzyna Piter, Poland, 6-2, 6-0. Tatjana Maria, Germany, def. Cagla Buyukakcay (13), Turkey, 6-3, 6-2. Renata Voracova, Czech Republic, def. Alexa Glatch, United States, 6-4, 7-5. Alexandra Panova, Russia, def. Ekaterina Bychkova, Russia, 6-2, 1-6, 6-3.

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