Defending champion Sofia Kaine defeated Kaya Kanepi 3-6, 2-6 in the second round of the Australian Open. After winning the first round, Kenin said he was worried about defending for the first time at the Grand Slam and that he had also appeared in the match.
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This is Kanapee’s seventh Grand Slam quarter-finals at No. 65. He reached the final eight for the first time at the Australian Open. In other matches, top seed Ashley Barty defeated Australian Daria Gavrilova 6-1 7-6.
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Former world number one Carolina Pliskova defeated US Daniel Collins 7-5, 6-2 to advance to the third round. Shelby Rogers of America defeated qualifier Olga Danilovich 6-2, 6-3 to advance to the third round here.