Emina Bektas defeats Katie Boulter in the qualifying preliminary round

Emina Bektas defeats Katie Boulter in the qualifying preliminary round

Jan 11, 2022 at 05:00

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Emina Bektas, American, number 216 of the WTA, won in one hour and eight minutes by 6-3 and 6-4 to Katie boulter, British tennis player, number 148 in the WTA, in the qualifying round of the Australian Open. After this result, the winner manages to add new points to her ranking to gain access to the Australian Open.

The tournament Melbourne (Australian Open Indiv. Fem.) has a preliminary access phase that tennis players with the lowest scores have to pass to enter the official tournament. Specifically, 128 players participate in this stage of the competition. It also takes place between January 9 and 30 on an outdoor hard court.