Last year’s Wimbledon women’s singles champion Marketa Vondrowsova (7th, Czech Republic) was eliminated in the first round of the 2024 Australian Open tennis tournament (total prize money of 86.5 million Australian dollars).Vondrowshova lost 0-2 (1-6 2-6) to Dayana Yastremska (96th place, Ukraine) in the first round of the women’s singles on the second day of the tournament held in Melbourne, Australia on the 15th.Vondrowsova won her first major tournament at Wimbledon last year and continued her good trend by reaching the quarterfinals at the US Open.
However, while trying to participate in the Adelaide tournament, which was a prelude to this year’s Australian Open, he was unable to participate due to a hip injury and was completely defeated that day. Vondrowsova showed a completely different performance from last year, committing seven double faults on this day.Yastremska broke the jinx of packing in the first round as soon as she reached the finals of a major tournament starting from the 2021 US Open at the end of the 7th and 8th periods
Yastremska is a player who attracted attention by writing an ’emotional drama’ in which she took second place at the Lyon Open in March last year, having barely escaped her country by boat due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine .Other female strongmen cruised along .Elina Svitolina (23rd, Ukraine), who lost to Vondrowshova in the semifinals of Wimbledon last year, defeated Tayla Preston (203rd, Australia), who played as a wild card, 2-0 (6-2 6-2). Climbed into rotation. Coco Goff (4th place, USA), last year’s US Open winner, defeated Anna Karolina Schmidlova (67th place, Slovakia) 2-0 (6-3 6-0) and cruised to the second round In men’s singles, 2021 Wimbledon runner-up Matteo Berrettini (124th place, Italy) withdrew due to a foot injury .Instead, Jiju Beris (130th place, Belgium) will act as a ‘lucky loser’ and face Stefanos Tsitsipas (7th place, Greece) in the first round.
Berrettini, who once rose to No. 6 in the world rankings, had difficulties last year, such as withdrawing from the second round of the US Open due to a foot injury and ending the season early. Byung-Hoon An, who recorded a total of 17 under par 263 strokes in the first to fourth rounds, tied with Keegan Bradley (USA) and Murray and went into overtime at the 18th hole (par 5) .After sending his tee shot into the shallow rough area, An Byeong-hun also dropped his second shot on the uphill slope of the rough on the right side of the green, but the game seemed to be over as he hit his approach shot 1.3m into the hole .Murray missed the green with 토토 his second shot because he sent his tee shot into the rough on the left side of the fairway.