Australian Open: Quarterfinals – Korda emulates his father

Status: 22.01.2023 10:34

American tennis participant Sebastian Korda adopted in his father’s footsteps with the largest Grand Slam win of his profession on the Australian Open on Sunday evening (22/01/2023).

The 22-yr-outdated soccer participant defeated Polish Hubert Hurkach 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 1-6, 7-6 (10-7) and superior to the quarterfinals.

  • Men, Round of 16
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“Shout a Little”

“I’m proud of how I fought. I’m going to scream a bit within the bathe.”– stated the thirty first on this planet rating, who defeated the Russian Daniil Medvedev in three units within the earlier spherical, shining extra playfully than earlier than.

His father, Petr Korda, gained the Australian Open for the Czech Republic in 1998. Sebastian Korda gained the title of junior champion 5 years in the past. Korda, the twenty ninth seed, will face Russia’s Karen Khachanov within the spherical of the final eight after dealing with far much less bother towards Japan’s Yoshihito 6-0, 6-0, 7-6 (7-4). Nishioka.

Auger is out for Aliassime

The extremely rated Felix Auger-Aliassime was surprisingly eradicated. He misplaced to Canadian Jiri Lehecka 6:4, 3:6, 6:7 (2:7), 6:7 (3:7), and that is the primary quarterfinal look for the Czech on the “Grand Slam” event. And Auger-Aliassime has to attend for his first main victory.

For the very best liked Iga Svitek

Top ladies’s favourite: Iga Sviatek has a shocking upset within the spherical of 16 on the Australian Open. World No. 1 misplaced to Wimbledon champion Jelina Rybakina of Kazakhstan 4:6, 4:6 and had to surrender hope of her fourth Grand Slam victory.

He did not make it: Iga Sviatek missed the quarterfinals.

  • Women, Round 16
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“I must work on my thoughts”Svitek stated after the disappointing defeat: “I felt the stress and I did not wish to lose as an alternative of successful.”

Rybakina praises her “essential moments”.

“I’ve numerous respect for Iga. Today I served very properly and performed very properly in essential moments.”stated Rybakina. She will now face Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko, the Paris 2017 winner who beat US hopeful Coco Gauff 7-5, 6-3.

Switek gained the French Open for the second time final yr after which gained the New York. For Rybakina, reaching the quarterfinals is the very best results of her profession in Australia. Born in Russia, he defeated Ons Jabour of Tunisia within the ultimate at Wimbledon to change into the nation’s first Grand Slam champion, serving since 2018.


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