Thursday, January 17, 2013
Makarova outclasses Bartoli to reach round four for third time
Ekaterina Makarova has reached the fourth round of the 2013 Australian Open, for the third consecutive time, after her third round victory against 11th seed French women Marion Bartoli 6-7,6-3,6-4. Two years ago Makarova reached the fourth round and last year she took one more step reaching the quarter finals. Makarova has beaten top players like Ana Ivanovic, Nadia Petrova, Vera Zvonareva, Serena Williams during her two magnificent runs at the Australian Open and now Bartoli is the newest one. Makarova will meet Angelique Kerber in the fourth round.