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“I am speechless!” says Linda Noskova after defeating Iga Swiatek at the 2024 Australian Open

Every tennis tournament uses the term upset frequently. Upsets in sports mean a higher-ranking player loses against a lower-ranked or unknown player. Similarly, the 2024 Australian Open witnessed one of the major upsets in history. The world no. 1 player, Iga Swiatek, lost against Linda Noskova, who ranks 50th in the WTA rankings.

Noskova defeated Swiatek 3-6, 6-3, and 6-4 in the third round of the 2024 Australian Open. This was undoubtedly the biggest and toughest match of her career, and she passed with flying colors.

After the match, when asked about how it felt, Linda Noskova said:

“I am speechless!”

Defeating a high-ranked player is often the best moment of your sports career. Well, Noskova defeated world no. 1, who is also the favorite to win the Grand Slam.

So far, Noskova has proven everyone wrong and would love to win the glorious Grand Slam tournament. Will she be able to win the 2024 Australian Open? Let us know your views in the comment section.

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Linda Noskova 2024 Australian Open Journey

  • Defeated Marie Bouzkova by 6-1, 7-5 in the first round.
  • Defeated McCartney Kessler by 6-3, 1-6, 6-4 in the second round.
  • Defeated Iga Swiatek by 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the third round.
  • Will face Elina Svitolina in the fourth round.

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Fast facts about Linda Noskova

  • Date of birth: November 17, 2004
  • Age: 19 years old
  • Nationality: Czech Republic
  • Height: 5 feet 10 inches (1.79m)
  • Turned Pro: 2019
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Coach: Tomas Krupa and David Kotyza
  • Career titles: 7 (6 ITF singles and 1 ITF doubles)
  • Prize money: $1,021,368

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Nikhil Lopes
Nikhil Lopes
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