Australian Open: Shores doubles up, Van der Hoek wins Netherlands vs Ross | Tennis

Van der Hoek, 26, is fighting a Grand Slam for the first time. She forms a duet with Bernarda Berra from the United States. Together, they had won the previous round over the Russian 15th seed Blinkova / Koedermetova (3-6 6-3 7-5).

Van der Hoek and Berra will meet the Czech duo, Barbora Kryzhikova and Katerina Senyakova, third-placed, in the third round.

Ross with her Slovenian partner Tamara Zidansik in the first round 6-1 6-7 (5) 7-5 was too strong for American Alison Riski and Ajlan Tomljanovic from Australia. Ross has also been eliminated in singles. She was the only Dutch tennis player in the main women’s tennis tournament.

Shores continues to double in the Australian Open

Demi Shores and her American partner Nicole Millichar qualified for the third round of doubles at the Australian Open. The couple settled in the second round with Czech Markita Fondrosova and Belarusian Vera Labko in two groups: 6-2 and 6-4.

Shores (27) and Meleshard finished fourth at the Melbourne Grand Prix. In the third round of the ladies’ doubles, the 13th seeded duo will meet Lyudmila Kitsenuk from Ukraine and Jelena Ostapenko from Latvia.

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