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E. Alexandrova (RUS)
P. Kvitova (CZE)
|E. Alexandrova (RUS) (25)||1||2|
|P. Kvitova (CZE) ||6||6|
|Set won by P. Kvitova||2 - 6||P. Kvitova leads 0 to 2|
|Set won by P. Kvitova||1 - 6||P. Kvitova leads 0 to 1|
After making last year’s final, Petra Kvitova will be hoping to go one better at this year’s Australian Open. First, she’ll need to defeat Ekaterina Alexandrova in today’s third-round match. The Roar will have live scores from around 1:30pm.
Kvitova won her second-round clash in straight sets but was made to work for the 7-5, 7-5 victory by Paula Badosa Gilbert. Alexandrova had a far easier time against Barbora Krejcikova, but was taken to three sets in the first round.
Start time: 1:30pm (AEDT) – estimated time only. Match will start after Schwartzman vs Lajovic
Court: Margaret Court Arena
Odds: Alexandrova $2.45, Kvitova $1.50
Head-to-head: Never played
Ranking: Alexandrova 28, Kvitova 8
Career titles: Alexandrova 1, Kvitova 27