Russian Kulichkova went into the main draw of the Australian Open
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MOSCOW, January 14. /TASS/. Russian Elizaveta Kulichkova made it to the main draw of the Australian Open – the first season of the tournament series “Grand slam” (prize Fund – $37.5 million).
For an exit in the main draw of the Russian defeated the American Bethany Mattek-Sands 6:2, 6:3. The meeting lasted 1 hour and 8 minutes.
In the women’s tournament also broke the Russian player Andy Murray, who beat Sabina Sharipova of Uzbekistan (6:2, 7:5).
Previously, the main draw of the tournament made it 19-year-old Russian tennis player Andrey Rublev .