Australian Open: Svitolina v Muguruza, Verdasco v Zverev and more – live!

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Elina Svitolina hasn’t been able to do much today because she has simply been hit off the court, but she just pulled out an astonishing hold. In an endless deuce game at 6-1 3-1, Muguruza generated 5 break points. Svitolina saved the break points with 2 backhand winners, 2 forehand winners and 1 point ending forehand. She is far from the biggest hitter, but with her back to the wall she hit out like her life depended on it.

This level from Garbine Muguruza is quite incredible. She nabbed the first break at 1-1 with a touch of pure genius, dinking a delicate defensive lob over Svitolina’s head during a long point before eventually finishing with an even lovelier dropshot winner. She is now prowling at 6-1 3-1*, pounding the ball and looking for a second break.

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Written by Tumaini Carayol
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