Her next challenger is Poland’s third-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska.
Russian girls duo in Wimbledon R 3
Next, the pair will be challenged by Marina Erakovic (New Zealand) and Tamarine Tanasugarn (Thailand).
Elena Vesnina pulled off one of the first upsets, beating No.32 seed Peng Shuai.
So far Vesnina, who is 26-year old, has been more successful in doubles. She has eight WTA titles and she is a three time finalist of the Grand Slam tournaments.
Svetlana Kuznetsova, also of Russia, ousted Spain’s Carla Suarez Navarro to make it into Round 4. A fellow Russian, Maria Kirilenko, who outplayed Belgium’s Janina Vickmayer, will take on the world’s N3, Serena Williams of the United States.
Jan 21, 2013
On Monday, Yekaterina Makarova and Yelena Vesnina of Russia advanced to the semifinals of the 2013 Australian Open currently under way in Melbourne.
The pair defeated Silvia Soler-Espinosa and Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain 1-6, 7-5,6-4.
In the semifinals, the Russians will face the winner of a match between Italian pair of Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci and their US rivals Serena and Venus Williams.
On Monday, Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic made it to the quarterfinals of the mixed doubles event at the 2013 Australian Open currently under way in Melbourne.
The pair got the better of Serbia’s Jelena Jankovic and Mirjana Lucic-Baroni of Croatia.
Mar 17, 2013
The match ended with a score 6:0, 5:7, 10:6 and lasted one hour, 31 minutes.
The tournament`s prize fund exceeded $6 million.
Baby Elena Vesnina! Unbelievably cuuuuuuuuuute !!
DAVAI ELENA !!!Won from Hampton 62 61
Eastbourne ceremony with much wind & champaign:)
It was REALLY windy
Wooow !!! Eastbourne is dominated by Russian girls !!! ;) :)