Young american wins Australian Open

The 21-year-old american Sofia Kenin won the Saturday morning Danish time his first grand slam title in his career. In the final of the Australian Open won Keni

Young american wins Australian Open

The 21-year-old american Sofia Kenin won the Saturday morning Danish time his first grand slam title in his career. In the final of the Australian Open won Keni

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
01 February 2020 Saturday 13:00
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Young american wins Australian Open

The 21-year-old american Sofia Kenin won the Saturday morning Danish time his first grand slam title in his career. In the final of the Australian Open won Kenin with a 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 over spaniard Garbiñe Muguruza.

Admittedly, it was the 26-year-old Muguruza useedet, but she has previously topped the world rankings and won both the French Open and Wimbledon.

The aggressive and at times feisty Kenin, who was seeded at number 14, however came again after sættab, kept a cool head despite frustrationsudfald along the way and took home his only fourth, and with distance the largest, title in the career.

the American won in 2019 it is so far the only showdown against Muguruza also in the apartment had the players out in three sets.

In Saturday's finale came Kenin, as always, aggressively out, pressed Muguruza with more stopbolde and seemed generally upstairs. But the spaniard had averted a potentially bad start and held his serve for 1-1.

instead, she was quiet and subdued Kenins aggressiveness by standing far forward on the track and send the balls quickly and deeply back to the american, which is thus not given the time to stand up and dominate too much.

Muguruza broke Kenin to 2-1, and 4-2, she had four opportunities to bring themselves at 5-2. But Kenin stood against, and came in 3-4 and shook the spaniard, who subsequently delivered a bad batch in private serv.

Several errors, including two double faults, helped Kenin at 4-4, but Muguruza broke back immediately and took the subsequent set with 6-4.

It seemed, however, that Kenin had looked his opponent out. She came out strong for the second set and especially in the private serv she brought Muguruza on the heels. The spaniard won only three balls in the crown of the serve in the set.

the Finalists Garbiñe Muguruza and Sofia Kenin after the match. Photo: Reuters/Kim Hong-Ji/Ritzau Scanpix

As in the first set of bread Kenin his opponent on his first breakbold, but unlike the initial set of delivered american is not a single breakbold itself. In the first set, was Muguruza whole nine breakbolde and utilised the two.

instead of bread Kenin for the third time in the match on his third breakbold, when she took home the second set with 6-2.

the Decisive set started just. Muguruza had shaken the slack in the second set, and at 2-2 tilspillede she reached 40-0 in Kenins serv.

But the young american showed nerves of steel. With three clean winners down the line fending off her three breakbolde, and with two more points she brought out at 3-2.

As in the first set hit the Muguruza mentally. She was broken for 2-4, which ignited young Kenin further, while the Muguruzas nerves again took over.

Sofia Kenin can not comprehend that she has won the Grand Slam tournament. Photo: David Gray/AFP/Ritzau Scanpix

In spanierens serv at 2-5 abused Kenin his first match point, but on the second match point ended it all - very symptomatic with Muguruzas eighth double faults in the match.

Kenin broke five times on five attempts. Muguruza abused 10 uf of the 12 breakbolde and made 45 unprovoked errors.

The numbers was the main reason why the trophy ended up in Kenins young hands.

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Updated: 01.02.2020 13:00
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