TENNIS

Australian Open: Rybakina Stuns Swiatek, Ostapenko Ousts Gauff To Advance To Quarters

World number one Iga Swiatek crashed out of the Australian Open with a 6-4 6-4 defeat by Wimbledon Champion Elena Rybakina on Rod Laver Arena.

Kazakhstan's Rybakina advanced to the quarter-finals of the season's opening grand slam for the first time with an impressive display against the misfiring pole.


In another match 17th seeded Jelena Ostapenko booked a berth in the quarter-finals defeating 7th seeded American Coco Gauff 7-5 6-4.

17th seeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia will meet Rybakina, seeded 22nd, in the quarter-finals.