Ukrainian tennis player Lesya Tsurenko (WTA 134) lost in the 1/64 finals Karolina Muchova (Czech Republic, WTA 133) in two sets in 1 hour and 16 minutes.
Australian Open 2023. 1/64 of the final
Lesya Tsurenko (Ukraine) [Q] – Karolina Muhova (Czech Republic) – 2:6, 1:6
Note that Lesya never took her serve during the match. It was clear that the Ukrainian was not 100% physically ready for the match, Mukhova simply ran across the Ukrainian. In the second set, Tsurenko even took a medical timeout.
By the way, earlier Tsurenko qualified for the Australian Major.
In the next round Carolina will face last year’s AO finalist Danielle Collins of the USA.