Elena Rybakina Karen Khachanov Victoria Azarenka Sebastian Korda Tommy Paul Karolina Pliskova Magda Linette Jessica Pegula Jelena Ostapenko Donna Vekic Russia Usa Australia Czech Republic Elena Rybakina Karen Khachanov Victoria Azarenka Sebastian Korda Tommy Paul Karolina Pliskova Magda Linette Jessica Pegula Jelena Ostapenko Donna Vekic Russia Usa Australia Czech Republic

Australian Open day nine: Stefanos Tsitsipas sets up Karen Khachanov semi-final

Reading now: 231
independent.co.uk

Stefanos Tsitsipas continued to look the most likely challenger to Novak Djokovic as he eased into the semi-finals of the Australian Open.The third seed defeated young Czech Jiri Lehecka in straight sets and will next meet Russia’s Karen Khachanov, who benefited from Sebastian Korda’s mid-match retirement due to a wrist injury.Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina won a power battle against Jelena Ostapenko to set up a last-four clash with Victoria Azarenka, who saw off third seed Jessica Pegula.With no line umpires, for me it looks a little empty.Women: Jessica Pegula (3), Jelena Ostapenko (17)Men: Sebastian Korda (29)Djokovic will hope his fitness worries are now behind him as he takes on fifth seed Andrey Rublev in the quarter-finals on Wednesday night.The winner of that contest is guaranteed to meet an unseeded American in the last four, with Tommy Paul facing 20-year-old Ben Shelton.Fifth seed Aryna Sabalenka will hope to keep her title hopes alive when she takes on Donna Vekic, while former world number one Karolina Pliskova plays Magda Linette.APWant to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later?

Read more on independent.co.uk
The website players.bio is an aggregator of news from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the news if you find it unreliable.

Related News

DMCA