Russian tennis player Diana Schneider (106th in the world ranking) lost to the representative of Greece Maria Sakkari (6th in the world ranking) in the second round of the Australian Open.
Sakkari won with a score of 3:6, 7:5, 6:3. The duration of the meeting was 2 hours 33 minutes. Schneider has four aces, three double faults and four break points. Sakkari filed through six times, made nine double faults and converted 5 break points out of 17 earned.
In the match of the 1st round, Sakkari defeated the Chinese woman Yuan Yue with a score of 6:1, 6:4.
The Australian Open runs from 16 to 28 January. The total prize fund of the tournament is $51 million. The current winner of the tournament is Ashleigh Barty, who has retired.