In the first round of the tournament Brisbane International, held a historic event for women’s tennis.
16-year-old Australian tennis player Destani IAVA occupying 386 th place in the WTA rankings, won 2:6, 6:3, 6:4 American Bettany Mattek-Sands became the first ever player born in the 2000s who managed to win a main draw match at a WTA tournament. Note that this duel started yesterday, but was interrupted due to rain with the score 3-0 in the final set in favor of young Australians.
This is the fourth victory in a row for Destani IAVA in Brisbane. In order to get into the main draw of the Australian Prime Minister she made her way through the qualifications, where he managed to chalk up a victory over a player from the Top 100 Karina Witthoeft (#88 WTA). In the second round IAVA will meet with the ninth racket of the world Svetlana Kuznetsova from Russia.
Also we will add that in early December Destani IAVA won the championship of Australia among the players under 18 years that awards an invitation to the main draw of the Australian Open, which will be the owner of another accomplishment: the first player born in 2000, will perform in the main draw of the tournament “Grand Slam”.