Russian tennis player Dmitry Tursunov will have to make a final step in order to qualify for the Australian Open. On Friday, Tursunov defeated Kristof Vliegen, who has recently played in the finals of the tournament in Adelaide. The Russian won the game 4:6, 6:4, 6:3.
Tursunov will have to make a final step in order to qualify for this year's first tournament of the Grand Slam series.
Another Russian representative, Andrey Stolyarov, also is successfully performing at the qualifying tournament of the Australian Open. On January 10th, within the framework of the first round Stolyarov had a hard victory over American Eric Taino - 6:7 /5:7/, 6:3, 6:4.
The next game, Stolyarov will play with the winner of the game between Joachim Johansson /Sweden/ and Olivier Patience /France/.
The main games of the Australian Open to start on Monday, January 13th, will be held on the courts of Melbourne Park.
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