Martha Kostiuk and Elina Svitolina. Photo: Reuters

Elina Svitolina beat her compatriot Marta Kostyuk in the third round of the Australian Open 6:2, 6:2.

In the next round she will meet Denisa allertová from the Czech Republic.

The total prize Fund of the tournament amounts to 42 700 000 dollars, informs SE.