Repeating the national record. Seven representatives of Ukraine will perform in the main draw of the Grand Slam tournament at once

Seven representatives of Ukraine will play in the main draw of the Grand Slam tournament Australian Open-2024. Four tennis players were selected automatically due to their high rating: Elina Svitolina, Lesya Tsurenko, Marta Kostyuk and Angelina Kalinina. Three more athletes successfully overcame the qualification: Dayana Yastremska, Daria Snigur and Yulia Starodubtseva. Only one Ukrainian out of all the starters was eliminated in the qualification – Katarina Zavatska.

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It should be noted that Svitolina, Kalinina and Tsurenko were seeded in the main draw due to their high rating. This is a new record for Ukraine at the tennis majors (three seeds).

And in general, seven representatives at the base of the TBS is a repeat of the national record. Earlier in the history of Ukrainian tennis, our country had such a wide representation among the elite at Roland Garros-2007 and Wimbledon-2008.

As for the Australian Open, seven participants in the main round is a national record of Ukraine. Previously, at this Grandslem, the maximum representation of Ukraine was six tennis players.

The Australian Open 2024 will begin on January 15.