Olympic champion Elena Vesnina, a three-time Grand Slam winner in doubles, appreciated the victory of Russian tennis player Alina Korneeva in the junior Roland Garros final.
“Congratulations to Alina on her victory! This is a good achievement. He’s a big man! Now he is the strongest junior in the world. Two victories in Grand Slam tournaments speaks volumes: a stable result and an edge over their peers,” explains Vesnina. sports24.
In the final match, the 15-year-old Russian defeated Peru’s representative Lussiana Perez-Alacorn with a score of 7:6 (7:4), 6:3.
Korneeva became the third Russian woman to win the championship at junior Roland Garros, after Nadezhda Petrova and Daria Kasatkina.
The young Russian woman also won the Australian Open in 2023. In the decisive match, she defeated compatriot Mirra Andreeva 6:7 (2-7), 6:4, 7:5.
Earlier, the Russian tennis player, Anastasia Pivovarova, the world’s second oldest racket among youth, in an interview with socialbites.ca correspondent shared their expectations from Wimbledon, the third Grand Slam tournament of the season, to be held on All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club courts from July 3-16.
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