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.
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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23. Jan 2014 at 14:00