Novak Djokovic of WTA number 11 ATP and Serena Williams made it to the semi-finals of the Australian Open on Tuesday. The Serbian qualified by beating German Alexander Zverev (7th) 6-7 (6/8), 6-2, 6-4, 7-6 (8/6), while the American defeated Romanian Simona Halep from the podium. Increased. (2) 4–3, 3–3.
“By the end the game could have swinged from one side or the other. I’m mentally exhausted,” admitted Djokovic, who has been under pressure since the first game.
The Serbian tennis player said, “I need some time to warm up.”
But unlike his two previous games, he showed no signs of physical problems. And mentally, he was still strong enough to make a comeback in the game whenever Zarev took advantage or put the game in his favor.
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‘Joko’ had an outstanding serve for 23 aces against 21 for the Germans.
In search of a ninth title in Melbourne, the world number one player will face Russian semi-finalist Aslan Karatsev (114th), the first tennis player to reach the semi-finals in his first participation in a Grand Slam in the Open era.
He said, “I didn’t see him playing before the Australian Open.” He is very strong, he moves well, he has a very good backhand, he serves well, he is motivated because he has nothing to lose ”, analyzed Djokovic, who The 39th Grand Slam will compete in the semi-finals.
– Men’s Singles – Quarter Finals:
Novak Djokovic (SER / N.1) x Alexander Zverev (ALE / N.6) 6-7 (6/8), 6-2, 6-4, 7-6 (8/6)
Aslan Karatsev (RUS) x Grigor Dimitrov (BUL / N.18) 2-6, 6-4, 6-1, 6-2
– Women’s Singles – Quarter Finals:
Naomi Osaka (JAP / N.3) x Su-wei Hesih (TPE) 6-2, 6-2
Serena Williams (USA / N.10) and Simon Halep (ROM / N.2) 6-3, 6-3
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