Kostyuk continues her historic run

Marta Kostyuk

Ukrainian 15-year-old Marta Kostyuk is through to the third round of the Australian Open, the youngest player since Martina Hingis to achieve that feat.

The qualier beat Australia’s Olivia Rogowska 6-3, 7-5 to book her place in round three in Melbourne.

Kostyuk had to come through the qualiers before getting the better of 25th Peng Shuai 6-2, 6-2 in the opening round.

Her run continued on Wednesday with a 6-3, 7-5 win over Rogowska.

Kostyuk is ranked 522nd in the world and is the youngest player since Hingis to make it through to round three.