The longest match of 2024 was played at the Charleston tournament

Tennis news 01 apr 2024, 19:32
 At the Charleston tournament was played the longest match of 2024 PHOTO: Getty

On the night of April 2, American representative Katie Volynets (WTA 110) made a successful start at the WTA 500 clay tournament in Charleston, USA.

In the round of 32, the American won against Arantxa Rus (Netherlands, WTA 54) in three sets.

WTA 500 Charleston. Clay. Round of 32

Arantxa Rus (Netherlands) - Katie Volynets (USA) - 2:6, 7:6 (8:6), 6:7 (6:8)

This was the second encounter between the two players. Volynets won their second meeting.

The match lasted 3 hours and 43 minutes, making it the longest in terms of duration in 2024.

In the second round, Katie will face the 10th seed, Emma Navarro, whose father owns the Charleston tournament.

Volynets started on these courts from the qualifying rounds. In the qualifying stage, she defeated Katherine Sebov and Ann Li.

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