Lyudmila Kichenok and Elena Ostapenko advance to the second round of the Wimbledon 2024 doubles draw

Lyudmila Kichenok and Elena Ostapenko advance to the second round of the Wimbledon 2024 doubles draw

Ninth seeds beat Saville/Yue

Ukrainian Ludmila Kichenok and the representative of Latvia Elena Ostapenko defeated Australia’s Daria Saville and China’s Yuan Yue in the first round of the doubles Wimbledon 2024.

Kichenok and Ostapenko, seeded 9th, confidently won the first set – 6:1. In the second set, Lyudmila and Elena made one break and this was enough for the final victory – 6:4.

In the second round, Kichenok and Ostapenko will play the winners of the match Mayar Sherif / Anna Blinkova (Egypt / -) – Eri Hozumi / Moyuka Uchijima (Japan).

Earlier, Nadezhda Kichenok, performing in a duet with Hungarian Timea Babos, and the tandem Marta Kostyuk / Elena-Gabriela Ruse made it to the second round of the doubles draw.

Also today in the doubles draw, Angelina Kalinina and Dayana Yastremska will face 11th seeds Coco Gauff and Jessica Pegula (USA).

It should be noted that Ostapenko defeated Ukrainian Daria Snigur today in the second round of the Wimbledon singles draw – 6:3, 6:0.


  • Wimbledon Women’s Doubles First Round

Lyudmila Kichenok / Elena Ostapenko (Ukraine / Latvia, 9) — Daria Saville / Yuan Yue (Australia / China) — 2:0 (6:1, 6:4)

Source: Sportarena

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