Aliona Bolsava and Cristina Bucsa have joined Rebeka Masarova this Thursday and the three Spanish tennis players will fight this Friday for a place in the women’s final draw at the Australian Open.
Bolsava suffered to win in three sets against the American Usue Maitane Arconada by 6-4, 4-6 and 6-4 after two hours and 17 minutes of the match. The Spanish used her 36 winning strokes despite the 61 unforced errors she made to achieve her pass to the last round of the qualifying, where she will face the Slovakian Viktorija Kuzmova, who defeated the Croatian Jana Fett 6-4 and 6-3.
He will also fight for a place in the final draw Cristina Bucsa, who beat the Slovakian Rebecca Sramkova in two sets by 6-2, 7-5. Bucsa, very solid on serve and the rest (she achieved 5 of the 11 break points she had) took advantage of Sramkova’s 39 unforced errors to seal her pass to the next round, where she will face the Dutch Richel Hogenkamp, who defeated Australian Lizzette Cabrera 6-4, 7-5.
Who could not go to this final round was Andrea Lázaro, who after beating the first favorite of the previous Anna Kalinskaya, was overcome by the American Katie Volynets by 6-2 and 6-0. 34 Unforced errors weighed down Lázaro, who will have to wait to make his debut in the final phase of a Grand Slam.