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Skiavone and Kuznetsova broke the record for longest game in women 

Skiavone and Kuznetsova broke the record for longest game in women


Champion at Roland Garros Francesca Skiavone qualified for the first time in his career to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open tennis.

Seeded sixth Skiavone beat 23 th-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) m marathon match with 6:4, 1:6, 16:14 to 4:44, a new record for the duration of the meeting of the Grand Slam .

Only the third set lasted 3 hours. It Kuznetsova squandered advance of 4:2 games, then missed six machbola, including advance of 40:0 and 8:7 in the service of Italian.

30-year Skiavone served for victory at 10:9 and 11:10, but did not even get to machbol. She still managed in his third chance in the 30 th game with a perfect volley of the network.

So Italians expected vodachkata-ranked Caroline Voznyatski from Denmark for a place in the semifinals.

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