As the Australian Open Grand Slam in Melbourne progresses, so to do does Dubrovnik teen tennis star Ana Konjuh. Following victory over Czech Barbora Krajcikova 6:4, 6:4, the junior girls’star has secured a place in the singles semi final. Her doubles victory with Canadian Zhao 4:6, 7:6 (5), 10:4 takes the junior pair to the girls’ doubles final where they face Ukranian Oleksandra Korashvili and Czech Barbora Krejcikovom.
Ana will begin her semi final singles match at around 5 am Croatian time against Russian opponent Elizaveta Kulichkova. The winner will face either Estonian Anett Kontaveit or Czech Katerina Siniakova in the final.
We’ll all be keeping our fingers crossed that this year’s Australian Open is a truly historic one for junior level tennis in Croatia.