Australian Open 2022: Day 3: Walk in the park for Osaka, Sakkari, and Badosa as they move into round three, Barty DOMINATES her opponent to move ahead

Australian Open 2022 day 3 witnessed some great wins from Noami Osaka, Ashleigh Barty, and Paula Badosa.

Naomi Osaka, Ashleigh Barty, and Paula Badosa at the Australian Open 2022
Naomi Osaka, Ashleigh Barty, and Paula Badosa at the Australian Open 2022

Day 3 of the Australian Open 2022 experienced some great matches. The favorites Naomi Osaka, Maria Sakkari, and Paula Badosa sailed into round three. World No.1 Ashleigh Barty went on full destruction against Lucia Bronzetti and dominated her in a straight-set win.

Naomi Osaka moves a step closer in title defence

Naomi Osaka
Naomi Osaka

Naomi Osaka sailed into round three of the Australian Open 2022 after defeating the American Madison Brengle in her second-round match. The defending champion moved one step closer in the process to defend her title. She won her game against Brengle in straight sets 6-0, 6-4.

The former world No.1 will face another American Amanda Anisimova in her third-round encounter this Friday.

Maria Sakkari wins a comfortable match

Maria Sakkari
Maria Sakkari

Maria Sakkari the 4th seed at the Australian open won her second-round match against the Chinese Qinwen Zheng in straight sets 6-1, 6-4. The greek never looked in any trouble and cruised her way to a comfortable win.

Sakkari will face the Russian Veronika Kudermetova in her third-round match at the Australian Open this Friday.

Paula Badosa wins another match in straight sets

Paula Badosa
Paula Badosa

Paula Badosa continued her dominance at the Australian Open as she defeated the Italian Martina Trevisan in straight sets yet again 6-0, 6-3. Badosa’s form makes her a prospect to reach the semis or even the finals.

Badosa in the third-round match will face the Ukrainian Marta Kostyuk. She will obviously be the favorite to win unless Kostyuk pulls off an upset on Friday.

Ashleigh Dominating Barty moves into round three

Ashleigh Barty
Ashleigh Barty

Ash Barty is playing on another level at the moment, the world No.1 showed pure dominance in her second match against the Italian Lucia Bronzetti. She dominated the match and won it in straight sets 6-1, 6-1. Bronzetti was only able to win just two games in the whole match which shows Barty’s dominance.

The world No.1 will face another Italian Camila Giorgi in her third-round match on Friday. She would be expecting to get the same result that she did today.

Australian Open 2022: Other Results

  • Barbora Krejcikova defeated Xiyu Wang (6-2, 6-3)
  • Veronika Kudermetova defeated Elena-Gabriela Ruse (6-2, 7-5)
  • Amanda Anisimova defeated Belinda Bencic (6-2, 7-5)
  • Jelena Ostapenko defeated Alison Riske (4-6, 6-2, 6-4)
  • Jessica Pegula defeated Bernarda Pera (6-4, 6-4)
  • Madison Keys defeated Jaqueline Adina Cristian (6-2, 7-5)
  • Elina Svitolina defeated Harmony Tan (6-3, 5-7, 5-1)

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