Indonesian women’s tennis loses in the first round of the 2022 Australian Open

Jakarta

The steps of Indonesian tennis player Aldila Sutjiadi were stopped in the first round of the 2022 Australian Open. Appearing in the women’s doubles, she lost in straight sets.

In the match that took place on Field 17 Melbourne Park, Australia, Wednesday (19/1/2022), Aldila who was paired with Peangtarn Plipuech (Thailand) lost to Alexa Guarachi (Chile) / Nicole Melichar-Martinez (United States). They lost 4-6, 2-6.

The 2018 Asian Games gold winner with Christopher Rungkat himself was able to appear at the Australian Open after receiving a wildcard. Unfortunately, the appearance was immediately stopped early in the game 58 minutes.

Aldila regretted not being able to maximize this opportunity to perform well. On the other hand, he remains grateful and grateful for all those who support him.

“In the first set there was actually a chance to win but couldn’t take it,” said Aldila about the course of the match in his written statement.

“Thank you for the support,” he added.

Meanwhile, from the men’s doubles sector, there is Indonesian tennis player Christopher Rungkat, who is paired with Treat Huey (Philippines). They successfully stepped into the second round of the Grand Slam tournament.

They confirmed the ticket after losing the first set to Edouard Roger-Vasselin (Prancus/Rohan Bopanna (India) which was held on field 5. Before finally they managed to restore the situation in the next two sets. Christopher/Treat Huey won with a score of 3-6, 7-6(2), 6-2.

This victory is quite impressive because the opponents faced by Christopher and Treat Huey are the pair ranked 43 and 44 in the world. Meanwhile, Christo is currently ranked 152 in the men’s doubles ranking and his partner is ranked 137.

According to the draw, Christopher/Treat will face the winner of the match between Andrey Golubev (Russia)/Franko Skugor (Croatia) against the host’s representative Dane Sweeny/Li Tu.

(mcy/krs)