Slovak Dominika Cibulková makes it to Australian Open final

Dominika Cibulková is the first Slovak tennis player to make it to the singles’ finals at a Grand Slam tournament. On January 23, she beat Agnieszka Radwaňska of Poland in the semi-finals of the Australian Open in Melbourne. She won in 70 minutes, by a score of 6-1, 6-2, the TASR newswire wrote.

Dominika Cibulková is the first Slovak tennis player to make it to the singles’ finals at a Grand Slam tournament. On January 23, she beat Agnieszka Radwaňska of Poland in the semi-finals of the Australian Open in Melbourne. She won in 70 minutes, by a score of 6-1, 6-2, the TASR newswire wrote.

Her next match is the morning of January 25, against the World No. 4 – China’s Na Li. Cibulková’s best result so far was reaching semifinals at the French Open in 2009. Cibulková already has secured a bonus of AUSD 1.325 million and 1,300 points for the World Tennis Association chart.

After her semi-final victory, Cibulková said she herself was surprised by the good start to the match, but added she felt full of energy and tried to play actively.

(Source: TASR)
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

News digest: Slovakia tests en mass and launches vaccination of seniors

Health minister admits resignation if alert system not observed. Slovak diplomat has a new lucrative post.

The vaccination in nursing homes started.

A swab instead of a jab. The renamed testing kicked off

The government spent the week deciding about nationwide testing. Lockdown is starting to show in infection numbers, experts say.

Košice

Curfew will be prolonged. Negative test result will be required for work or trips to nature (FAQ)

Here are some of the answers to questions about the ongoing mass testing.

Nitra

Why Trump's Twitter ban is no censorship

The solution is to force Facebook to regulate their content more — not less.