For the first time in her career, 26-year-old Donna Vekic says she genuinely thinks she can win a Grand Slam. At the Australian Open, Vekic, who is ranked No. 64 in the world, has advanced to her second Grand Slam quarterfinal.
Vekic defeated Linda Fruhvirtova of the Czech Republic on Monday 6-2 1-6 6-3 to go to her maiden Australian Open quarterfinal. Vekic will face fifth-ranked Aryna Sabalenka in the ensuing encounter. Every player wants to win a Grand Slam championship, but Vekic said to Sasa Ozmo of Tennis Majors, “The difference now is that I honestly feel that I can do it, for the first time in my life.”
Iva Majoli, the 1997 French Open champion, told the Australian Open website that she thinks Vekic has what it takes to win the tournament. Vekic is favoured to win the Australian Open. “Very outstanding; ever since she arrived in Australia, she has exuded confidence.
She got to play in a couple matches, faced Kooyong, and faced Linda in an exhibition, so she was prepared for United Cup. She had a successful off-season and arrived in Australia sharp and focused, which is evident in her performances “On the Australian Open website, Majoli stated.
Vekic is still perfect when the 2023 season begins. At the United Cup, where she won all three of her games, Vekic began her 2023 campaign. Vekic participated in two exhibition matches in the Kooyong Classic following the United Cup, winning both of them.
Vekic is currently having a successful Australian Open run. But with Sabalenka waiting for her in her match, she will face her most difficult test to date. Vekic has a 5-1 head-to-head record against Sabalenka. The favorite going into their Australian Open match is Sabalenka, but Vekic is in excellent form and shouldn’t be underestimated.