20歳のアニシモワが全豪オープンで2度優勝した 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (5) 彼女のキャリアの最大の勝利の1つをキャプチャする. 彼女は世界で60位にランクされたトーナメントに参加しました.
“I knew I had to be playing sharp if I wanted to give myself a chance,” Anisimova said after the match.
Anisimova dug herself a hole after the first set but managed to bounce back in the second and play as well as she could to edge out Osaka in the third. She saved two match points in the third set, serving to stay in the match and ending with an ace.
She had 46 winners compared to Osaka’s 21.
Anisimova had previously beaten オリンピック champion Belinda Bencic in the second round.
The Freehold Township, ニュージャージー, native is into the fourth round, where she will face the top-seeded Ash Barty. Anisimova made it to the fourth round in 2019 同じように.
Barty is one of the top tennis players in the スポーツ. But in one of the biggest tournaments of the season in front of her home crowd, she’s come up short in the last three years. She’s never won the Australian Open.