Russia: This time, Russia’s dominance was seen in the Australian Open. Russia’s Tigers Danil Medevedev, André Rublev, and Aslan Karatsev made it to the quarterfinals. The most surprising name in this was Aslan Karatsev, who managed to make it to the Grand Slam’s main draw for the first time. He did not stop his journey there and made it to the semi-finals.
Earlier in the women’s singles, Naomi Osaka won straight sets to enter the Australian Open Tennis tournament’s semi-finals where she could face Serena Williams.
Aslan reached Grand Slam for the first time.
.Aslan Karatsev defeated 18th seed Grigor Dimitrov 2-6 6-4 6-1 6-2 on Tuesday. The 27-year-old Karatsev ranked 114th in the world rankings and became the first player to reach the Grand Slam’s semi-finals in his first attempt in the professional era.
Karasev said, ‘It is an incredible feeling. Apparently, this is the first time, the first main draw, the first semi-final, it is fantastic. ‘He has beaten three-time semifinalist Dimitrov at Grand Slam in the tournament so far, along with two other players seeded out and shown, which included eighth seed Diego Schwartzman and 20th seed Felix Auger-Alisimediago.
Osaka and Serena also won.
Osaka defeated 35-year-old Seah Su Wei 6-2 6-2 to register his 19th consecutive win. They next face Serena. Osaka said after the match, “Usually I do not notice the draw, but here everyone is talking to me about the draw. So I have no choice but to know who my next opponent is. This is going to be really fun. ”Third-seeded Osaka served hot against Seah. He amassed seven aces and lost only two points on his first serve.
The Australian Open is a tennis tournament held yearly over the last fortnight of January at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia. The contest is the first of the four Grand Slam tennis events held every year, preceding the French Open, Wimbledon, also the US Open.