Shvedova books third-round clash with Shuai Peng at Australian Open

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ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstani Yaroslava Shvedova has sneaked into the second round of the 2015 Australian Open in Melbourne, Kazinform has learnt from Vesti.kz.

In the second-round match Shvedova upset Monica Puig from Puerto Rico in straight sets 6:2, 7:6. The Kazakh athlete needed 1h 43min and 9 aces to topple Puig. Shvedova will next play the 21st seed Shuai Peng of China who devastated Slovak Magdalena Rybarikova in the second-round encounter 6:1, 6:1. Shvedova joins another representative of Kazakhstan - Zarina Diyas who advanced to the third round of the AO 2015 by stunning Anna Schmiedlova.

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