Greece’s young sensation Stephano Sitasipas defeated Spanish Roberto Batista Aguetto in the semi-finals of the Australian Open, where he will face Spain’s, Rafael Nadal.
The 20-year-old Stephano Sitasipas, who defeated Swiss star Roger Federer, won 7-5, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 in a quarter-final match lasting three hours and 15 minutes and for the first time in the semi-finals of any Grand Slam tournament, his place is fixed.
In spring 2018, the title of the Next Generation Finals was in the headlines. The 30-year-old Agut, who won the Doha Open, also reached the quarter-finals of any Grand Slam tournament for the first time. After lagging in the first three sets of this match, Stephano Sitasipas returned with a tremendous win.
In the previous match lasted four sets against Stephano Sitasipas, Federer was not able to achieve any of the 12 break points, but 22nd Aguap got the first break point in the game before the match. In the second set, Agut was 2-1 ahead and brought the match on par with the win. After winning the third set, compete with the 7-2 victory in the fourth set tiebreaker.
Nadal’s unbeaten win: Spain’s star tennis player Rafael Nadal, looking for his 18th title, entered the semi-finals on Tuesday by defeating United States’ Frances Tiifo 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 in straight sets. Nadal has not lost a single set in the Australian Open this year. The 17-time Grand Slam champion Nadal broke the first service of the Tiifo’s three sets. After this, for the second time in the third set, Nadal broke the service and finished the match for one hour and 47 minutes. Last year Nadal had to withdraw from the fifth set due to injury in the quarter-finals.
Collins and Quitova in the last four: In the women’s singles of the Australian Open, American Daniel Collins and Petra Kvitova made their place in the semifinals. Collins made the world’s 44th women’s player, in the quarter-finals by defeating 2-6, 7-5, 6-1 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, in the semifinals of the Grand Slam for the first time. The 25-year-old Collins did not win a single match in the last five Grand Slam tournaments, but this time, despite losing in the first set in Rod Laver Arena, she has made it to the last four in the first set. Collins defeated second-seeded Angelique Kerber in the fourth round, turning upside down.
At the other quarter, in the second quarter, Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova defeated Ashley Barty of Australia in straight sets to make it to the semi-finals of the tournament for the second time. Two-time Wimbledon champion Quitova justified the first set in just 27 minutes to thousands of domestic supporters sitting in the Rod Laver Arena. 15th seed Barti, who was a professional cricketer, could not do anything in the second set. Kvitova looked after the match