Montreal, Gatra.com – Marta Kostyuk of Ukraine defeated Tamara Zidansek 6-1, 7-5 in the last 32 games of the 2022 National Bank Granby Championships in Montreal, Canada.
The tennis player born on June 28, 2002 is also the last player to qualify for the round of 16. Next, Marta will fight against host tennis player Marina Stakusic.
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Inevitably, it is a reunion of young tennis player friends. Because Marina’s age is always lower than Marta’s. Note, Marina Stakusic was born on November 27, 2004, aka still 17 years old.
Marta is currently ranked 72nd in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA). In Canada, it is ranked tenth.
Marta started playing tennis at a young age at Antey Tennis Club, west of Kyiv, coached by her mother. He described his first experience in tennis at the age of five.
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He said his mother has always worked a lot as a coach. The first time she went on the court to train, she only understood that if she played tennis, she would spend more time with her mother.
This, he says, became a kind of motivation for him.
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