Australian Open: Another Hometown Victory

Day 4 at the Australian Open saw Yonex players continue their advance through the first Grand Slam of the year.

Australian Daria Gavrilova (EZONE DR 100, POLYTOUR PRO 125) made it through to women’s singles round 3 for a second straight year, cheered on by her home crowd. Going up against Croat Ana Konjuh, Daria reeled off five games to take the first set, boasting rock-solid defense and offense. While the end of the second set would see scores evened, Daria made a strong comeback with extensive court coverage and powerful strokes via her EZONE DR. The Aussie would reach 5-3 with a resounding ace, proceeding to finish off the match with an explosive forehand winner. The final score came to 6-2, 1-6, 6-4.

Caroline Garcia (VCORE SV 100, Yonex String) made it past junior countrywoman Oceane Dodin, advancing with a final score of 6-7(3), 6-4, 6-4. The French hit 7 aces and 43 off of her VCORE SV, completing the match in just over 2 hours.

Australian Open 2017 Tournament Results

Men’s Singles (Round 2)

[13] Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP) def. Yoshihito Nishioka (VCORE SV 98, POLYTOUR SPIN, POWER CUSHION FUSIONREV2)(JPN) 6-2, 6-3, 6-3

[24] Alexander Zverev (GER) def. Frances Tiafoe (VCORE Duel G 97)(USA) 6-2, 6-3, 6-4

[15] Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) def. Hyeon Chung (VCORE Duel G 97)(KOR) 1-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4

Women’s Singles (Round 2)

[22] Daria Gavrilova (EZONE DR 100, POLYTOUR PRO 125)(AUS) def. Ana Konjuh (CRO) 6-2, 1-6, 6-4

[21] Caroline Garcia (VCORE SV 100, Yonex String)(FRA) def. Oceane Dodin (FRA) 6-7(3), 6-4 , 6-4

[9] Johanna Konta (GBR) def. Naomi Osaka (EZONE DR 98, POLYTOUR PRO 125 REXIS 130)(JPN) 6-4, 6-2

[17] Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) def. Donna Vekic (VCORE SV 100)(CRO) 6-1, 6-3

Men’s Doubles (Round 1)

[1] Pierre-Hugues Herbert (VCORE Duel G 97, POLYTOUR FIRE 125)(FRA)/Nicolas Mahut (FRA) def. Adrian Mannarino (FRA)/Adil Shamasdin (CAN) 6-2, 6-3

[10] Treat Huey (PHI) /Max Mirnyi (BLR) def. Leander Paes (VCORE SV 100, POLYTOUR SPIN, POWER CUSHION ECLIPSION)(IND)/Andre Sa (BRA) 4-6, 7-6(3), 6-4

Women’s Doubles (Round 1)

Tatjana Maria (VCORE SV 98, POLYTOUR FIRE 120)(GER)/Pauline Parmentier (FRA) def. Chin-Wei Chan (TPE)/Junri Namigata (JPN) 6-3, 6-1

Viktorija Golubic (VCORE) (SUI)/Kristyna Pliskova (CZE) def. Kateryna Bondarenko (UKR)/Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) 6-3, 7-5

[5] Martina Hingis (EZONE DR 100, POLYTOUR SPIN, POWER CUSHION ECLIPSION L)(SUI)/ CoCo Vandeweghe (EZONE DR 98)(USA) def. Yanina Wickmayer (VCORE SV 100) (BEL)/Jelena Jankovic (SRB) 6-3, 6-4

[12]  Andrea Hlavackova (VCORE SV 100, POLYTOUR PRO 125)(CZE)/Shuai Peng (CHN) def. Misaki Doi (JPN)/Kurumi Nara (JPN) 6-1, 7-6(1)

Nao Hibino (VCORE SV 98, POLYTOUR FIRE 120)(JPN)/Alicja Rosolska (POL) def. Yulia Putintseva (KAZ)/Alison Riske (USA) 6-1, 6-2

Raluca Olaru (ROU)/Olga Savchuk (UKR) def. Naomi Osaka (EZONE DR 98, POLYTOUR PRO 125 REXIS 130)(JPN)/ Monica Puig (PUR) 6-2, 6-4

[8] Vania King (USA)/Yaroslava Shvedova (KAZ) def. Qiang Wang (VCORE SV 98, POLYTOUR SPIN)(CHN)/Varatchaya Wongteanchai (THA) 7-6(5), 6-4

[32] Annika Beck (VCORE SV 100, POLYTOUR PRO 125)(GER)/Anastasija Sevastova (EZONE DR 98, POLYTOUR PRO 125, POWER CUSHION ECLIPSION L) def. Alison Bai (AUS)/Lizette Cabrera (AUS) 7-6(5), 6-2