Ukrainian tennis player Marta Kostyuk had an unsuccessful first match at the Australian Open.
Kostyuk faced Veronika Kudermetova from Russia. The Ukrainian tennis player was not able to showcase any resistance against her opponent in the first set. Kostyuk managed to pick herself up in the second one and make it more competitive, but her opponent managed to get the job done.
Veronika Kudermetova (Russia) - Marta Kostyuk (Ukraine) 6:2, 7:6.
Another Ukrainian player, Elina Svitolina, will have her first match tomorrow: she is scheduled to face Marie Bouzkova from the Czech Republic.
As we reported earlier, on September 8, the national football team of Ukraine will have a friendly match with the national team of the Czech Republic.
It will the fifth meeting between the teams: Ukraine has previously scored two victories on its record, one draw, and one defeat.
The team is now looking forward to the selection for the World Cup and friendly matches with Bulgaria, Bahrain, Northern Ireland, and Cyprus.