After the third round loss to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Elina continues her run in Australia in the mixed draw with Australian Chris Guccione.
In the first round Elina and Chris defeated Anna-Lena Grоеnefeld of Germany and Robert Farah of Colombia to gain a revenge for the loss at Wimbledon in 2016, 6-3 6-7 (5) 10-7.
Now Elina Svitolina and Chris Guccione move into the quartefinals, as their next opponents No. 6 seeds Katerina
Siniakova (Czech Republic) and Bruno Soares (Brazil) have withdrawn from the second round. Svitolina and Guccione will face either top-seeds Bethanie Mattek-Sands / Mike Bryan ( USA) or Fabrice Martin (France) / YiFan Xu (China) in the quarterfinals.