Stefanos Tsitsipas (Greece), who is ranked fourth in the men’s tennis world, has advanced to the semifinals of the Australian Open tennis tournament for the third consecutive year.
In the men’s singles quarterfinals held in Melbourne, Australia on the 24th, Tsitsipas lightly defeated Jirzy Lehecka (71st, Czech Republic), 3-0 (6-3 7-6 <7-2> 6-4), the protagonist of the storm. . Rehechka advanced to the quarterfinals by beating strong players one after another, but could not overcome the wall of Tsitsipas.
Tsitsipas continued his strong run at the Australian Open by reaching the semifinals four times in five tournaments since 2019.
Tsitsipas aims to advance to the first Australian Open final against Karen Khachanov (20th, Russia), who withdrew from Sebastian Corda (31st, USA), younger brother of LPGA golfer Nellie Corda, in the previous match.
Khachanov won two sets 2-0 and advanced to the semifinals in the third set when his opponent, Koda, withdrew due to a wrist injury.
In the women’s singles, last year’s Wimbledon singles champion Elena Rivakina (25th, Kazakhstan) defeated Yelena Ostapenko (17th, Latvia) 2-0 to advance to the semifinals.
Rivakina competes with Victoria Azaranka (24th, Belarus) to advance to the final. 온라인바카라