Colombian tennis player Camila Osorio achieves a historic victory in the first round of the Australian Open 2023
The Colombian tennis player defeated the Hungarian Panna Udvardy and in the second round she will face Iga Świątek, the best tennis player in the world currently, according to the ranking of the WTA
Camila Osorio is the second Colombian tennis player in history to win at least one singles match in all four Grand Slams
Colombia's first victory at the Australian Open 2023 came at the hands of María Camila Osorio , after she defeated the Hungarian Panna Udvardy in straight sets, number 90 in the world. The match was decided in one hour and 19 minutes and with it the tennis player born in Cúcuta acclaimed a record that to date had only been achieved by Fabiola Zuluaga. It was in 2003 when the historic athlete won at least one singles match in each of the four Grand Slams of the season (Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon and US Open).
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The first set of the Colombian< /b> I award it with score 6-4 after breaking her rival's serve just in the second game taking advantage of an unforced error from the European. In the seventh game the balance would balance, since Udvardy recovered the Break Point and confirmed what was done in the following game. However, Osorio knew how to remain calm and with a powerful volley and varying shots led to another unforced error to break in the last game of the set.
For the second set of the match we saw Camila Osoriomuch better attached to the field and comfortable with her game, something that she had not been able to enjoy in recent games due to her thigh injury. That was how, again in the second game he got a break, which could not be ratified in the next game, where Panna Udvardy recovered what she had lost, but was unable to ratify it with a new break in favor of the Colombian.
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From the fourth game the Colombian dominated, and never gave up another game until the end to prevail 6-1. Part of Osorio's victory was based on the effectiveness of his first serve, winning 70% of the points played with this serve. In addition, her dominance when she proposed to go to the mesh was decisive, as she won four of the five, while the Hungarian went 13 times and only won eight.
It was like that María Camila advanced to the round for the first time at the Australian Open. In 2021 she stayed in the third round of the qualifying draw, while in 2022 she qualified directly for the main draw, but her first rival was the Japanese Naomi Osaka, who advanced to the third round, who beat her double 6-3 . In the second phase of the first Grand Slam of the year, she will have to face Iga Świątek , tennis player number in the WTA ranking and who at 21 years has gained twice Roland Garros in France and once the US Open.
Camila's first triumphs Osorio at the <i>Grand Slams</i>
In 2021, the Colombian tennis player born in Cúcuta took the step to professionalism. In that year she did not qualify for the main draw of the Australian Open, but she did make her debut at Roland Garros, where she struggled from the qualifying draw. In the qualifying phase, she won against Olga Danilovic (6-3, 6-2), Richel Hogenkamp (6-4, 6-0) and finally Mónica Nicul escu (6-3 and 4-3 by withdrawal). In the first round she lost to the American Madison Brengle .
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However, she would have her revenge in 2022, where she faced the German Jule Niemeier in the first round and beat her 6-4, 6-3. Her path ended in the second round after taking on the local Diane Parry.
At Wimbledon, of the big four where she has done the best, I need his first year to qualify for the third round after overcoming the three matches corresponding to the qualifying table. There she arrived as the first seed and delivered by beating En-shuo Liang, Panna Udvardy, her most recent rival, and Nuria Parrizas . In the main draw, she prevailed against Anna Kalínskaya, Yekaterina Aleksándrova and lost to the then world number two Aryna Sabalenka.
Finally, at the US Open her first victory was in 2021 by a 6-2 double against Serbian Ivana Jorović. In the second round she was defeated by the Turkish Ons Jabeur in two sets with partials 6-1 and 6-2.