Melbourne: Belarus’ Sabalenka wins Australian Open women’s singles title This is his first Grand Slam title.
Yesterday, the 13th day of the series in Melbourne, Australia, in the women’s singles final, 5th seed Sabalenka of Belarus played against 22nd seed and Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan. Sabalenka lost the first set 4-6. However, he won the next two sets 6-3, 6-4.
In the end, Sabalenka won 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in a fight that lasted 2 hours and 28 minutes and won the title of champion. This is the first time Sabalenka has won a Grand Slam title. Sabalenka also became the 2nd Belarusian player to win the Australian Open title.
Earlier, Victoria Asaranga from that country had won the title in 2012 and 2013.
Sabalenka, who has won the Australian Open, is set to become the number one in the international tennis rankings. Rybakina, meanwhile, will see progress into the top 10.
In the men’s singles final this afternoon, No. 3 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece will take on No. 4 seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia. Tsitsipas, who made his first Australian Open final, is yet to win a Grand Slam title.
Meanwhile, Djokovic has won 21 Grand Slam titles. He has won 9 times in Australian Open alone. Tsitsipas lost to Djokovic in the final of the French Open in 2021. He may try to respond to this in today’s game. Djokovic, who will be in his 33rd Grand Slam final, will equal Spain’s Rafael Nadal (22 titles) for the most Grand Slam titles if he wins today’s match.