Magda Linette surprisingly reached the semi-finals of the Australian Open after defeating Karolina Pliskova. There the Pole now meets Aryna Sabalenka, who defeated Donna Vesic. Novak Djokovic and Tommy Paul in the men’s semi-finals. In doubles, Andreas Mies missed the last four round.
Lynette sat on Wednesday (01/25/2023) at Melbourne With a 6:3, 7:5 victory over former world number one Pliskova. Reaching the semi-finals was already her best result at a major tournament for the 30-year-old Pole.
Lynette got on the nerves of her opponent, who also made a lot of minor mistakes. “It’s so emotional, I can’t believe it. I am so grateful and happyAfter her success, Lynette said:I won’t forget that for the rest of my life. ”
For Pliskova, she was left with two finals at Grand Slam level. In 2016 she was in New York In the final, also five years later in the Wimbledon. On the other hand, the powerful Lynette is still dreaming of the big sudden coup in Melbourne. It is the third Polish championship in the semi-finals Australian Open Since the introduction of professional tennis in 1968.
Linette in the semifinals against Sabalenka
She now meets Aryna Sabalenka (Belarus), who hasn’t dropped a set in her ninth match this year. The 24-year-old won 6:3, 6:2 against Croatia’s Donna Vekic and is still chasing her first title. “It feels special hereZapalenka said.
In the second semi-final, Wimbledon champion Jelena Rybakina meets Victoria Asarenka.
Djokovic can’t be stopped by Roblio either
Novak Djokovic is just two wins away from his 22nd Grand Slam title. The 35-year-old Serbian reached his 10th semi-final with a 6-1 6-2 6-4 victory over Russia’s Andrey Rublev. Australian Open. Until now, Djokovic has always won the first Grand Slam tournament of the year when he reached the last four.
Melbourne’s 26th consecutive success – breaking Agassi’s record
With his twenty-sixth consecutive hit at Melbourne The Serb also has the American record Andre Agassi For the longest winning streak in Australia open group. Djokovic wins again this time in MelbourneHe can come with him Grand Slam– Record winner Rafael Nadal of Spain can get even. On the other hand, Rublev cannot break his curse. He also lost the quarter-finals in his seventh major competition.
Paul after defeating Shelton in the semi-finals
He meets Djokovic on Friday in a duel for the final ticket Tommy PaulHe became the first American in 14 years to reach the semi-finals Australian Open Arrive. The 25-year-old won the quarter-final against his compatriot Ben Shelton With 7: 6 (8: 6), 6: 3, 5: 7, 6: 4 and celebrated the biggest Grand Slam tournament of his career.
“Everyone dreams of starting to play tennis. I can’t believe I did that“, He said pee. man out New Jersey He still has a chance to become the first man to win a Grand Slam tournament from the USA in nearly 20 years. post was in Andy Roddick American player who won the US Open 2003.
A new wave in American tennis
pee He is 20 years old Shelton Stand for the new wave in American tennis which will also be reflected in the world rankings that will be published next Monday after the end of the tournament. ATP And Professional Tennis Players Association will be noticeable. Ten players will be included in the men’s top 50 and nine players will be from the USA.
Mays was eliminated in the doubles
Andreas Mies doubles doubles at his first Grand Slam tournament with his new partner John Pearce Missed the semi-finals. The two-time French Open winner alongside the Australian lost to the No. 8 seed duo Marcel Granollers (Spain) f Horacio Zeballos (Argentina) 4-6, 7-6 (7-2), 2-6. Reaching the quarterfinals was Mays’ biggest success to date Melbourne.
Last November, Mays announced his split from longtime successful partner Kevin Krawietz, with whom he won the Grand Slam title on sand in Paris in 2019 and 2020. Krawietz also has a new doubles partner in Tim Pütz. in Melbourne But he is missing because he is going to be a father soon.
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