Coco Gauff qualified for the second round of the 2023 Australian Open thanks to an excellent victory in straight sets against Katerina Siniakova. The young US star opened the Rod Laver Arena with a fairly easy 6-1 6-4, canceling the empty passage of the first part of the second set, when she had slipped 1-4 below, and, even with difficulty, she prevailed in the final game arriving to have to take advantage of the seventh match point in the tenth game where he was serving to close.
In the second round there will be Emma Raducanu, who defeated Tamara Korpatsch in two sets with the final score of 6-3 6-2.
Australian Open: Coco Gauff won a wonderful net shot
It will be a super challenge, unprecedented between the two young WTA stars.
Emma, after the ankle injury in Auckland in the first tournament of the season, showed some difficulty in lateral movements, but a general good state of form and great optimism for the resolution of the ankle problem. Back to Coco Gauff, the US won an incredible rally against her opponent, closing the point with a wonderful net shot.