20/01/2023 08:46 PM | Click to read full article
The No.3 seed American Jessica Pegula on Friday reached the fourth round of the Australian Open for the third straight year. Her fellow American Coco Gauff and world No.1 Iga Swiatek of Poland followed her with a win in their respective third-round matches. Pegula outplayed Ukraine’s Marta Kostyuk 6-0, 6-2 in the third round. Four of the six games in the first set all extended to multiple deuces, and Pegula saved five break points in the game she eventually held to lead 4-0.