she won with 6:3, 7:5 in the quarterfinals. It was another great match of the almost 31-year-old Polish woman in Melbourne.
In the previous round, Linette defeated the world’s fourth Caroline Garcia, and earlier eliminated Anett Kontaveit (19) and Ekaterina Aleksandrova (18 WTA). The Polish player, still listed on the 45th place in the ranking (in the latest ranking, she will move up to at least 22nd place), is playing her 30th Grand Slam tournament in her career and has only reached the third round for the first time.
Linette an example for players 30+
Linette’s success is noticed by former great tennis players who work as experts for Eurosport during the Australian Open. “It’s a great example of how great progress can be made at the age of 30,” says Tim Henman, who has made six Grand Slam semi-finals and is ranked fourth in the ATP rankings. “This is another great, inspiring story,” adds the Briton.
Linette has something more. “Difference”
Magda Linette is even more impressed. – Magda has a lot of experience and great motivation. You see a lot of players playing good tennis, but the difference is that Linette really feels like she can win, she goes out on the court with faith and shows her best tennis. Her story is great, it’s a big surprise. Well deserved, says the 2004 Australian Open champion.
The winner of seven Grand Slam tournaments and former number 1 in the WTA ranking also emphasizes the strength of Polish tennis, because she already knows and . – I am glad that tennis in Poland is strong, because we need as many girls and boys as possible to play around the world – he sums up.
In the semi-finals of the Australian Open, Magda Linette will play with . The Belarusian won her quarterfinal against Donna Vekic 6-3, 6-2.
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