15 hours on the courts: Ukrainian girl Yastremska failed to reach the final of the Australian Open-2024
Ukrainian tennis player Diana Yastremska failed to reach the final of the season's first Grand Slam tournament, the Australian Open. Our compatriot lost in the battle for a ticket to the decisive match to Zheng Jingwen of China.
The girls spent 1 hour and 42 minutes on the court, and the Asian was stronger in two games - 6:4, 6:4. During this time, Yastremska served three times, won 20 active games and converted two of 10 break points. The Odessan recorded five double faults and 24 unforced errors.
For Yastremska, this semifinal was her debut at a Grand Slam, and our compatriot started in Melbourne in qualifying. The Ukrainian suffered her first defeat in nine matches at the Australian Open 2024 against Jingwen. In total, Diana spent 15 hours and 11 minutes on the Australian courts.
With this triumphant performance, the 23-year-old tennis player earned 810 points in the world rankings. Yastremska will move up 64 positions in the super tournament and will be ranked 29th.