In the Men’s singles category, its Novak Djokovic is already in the final for the 8th time (most in the history) and he will face a first time semifinalist at the Australian Open which will either be Alexander Zverev or Dominic Thiem.
Djokovic started slowly against Federer and was down a break and 0-40 on his serve before recovering and taking the opening set in the tie break. Federer, who was not at his best (not actually near to best) struggled in movement and also required a medical timeout after the first set. On Sunday night, Novak Djokovic will have a chance to win the trophy for the 8th time, which will be the most in the history.
The 2nd semifinal will be the first semifinals for both the players at the Australian Open. In the quarterfinals, Zverev has beaten Stan Wawrinka while Thiem has beaten Nadal in a four-hour epic thriller four set match, which was also Thiem’s first victory over Nadal in Hard courts.
Semifinal 1: Novak Djokovic Beat Roger Federer (7-6 (7-1), 6-4, 6-3)
Semifinal 2: Alexander Zverev vs Dominic Thiem
In the Women’s singles category, it was always about the world no 1 Ashleigh Barty, the home crowd favorite. But the Australian lost to the young American Sofia Kenin which was her first semifinal at a Major. The second semifinal, both the players were former Grand Slam champions. Simona Halep and Garbine Muguruza. After a hard fought match, it was the Spaniard who came out victorious.
Semifinal 1: Sofia Kenin Beat Ashleigh Barty (7-6 (8-6), 7-5)
Semifinal 2: Garbine Muguruza Beat Simona Halep (7-6 (10-8), 7-5)
Men’s Singles Final: Novak Djokovic vs Alexander Zverev / Dominic Thiem
Women’s Singles Final: Sofia Kenin vs Garbine Muguruza
Men’s Doubles Final: Rajeev Ram / Joe Salisbury vs Max Purcell / Luke Saville
Women’s Doubles Final: Hsieh Su-wei / Barbora Strycova vs Timea Babos / Kristina Mladenovic
Mixed Doubles Final: Barbora Krejcikova / Nikola Mektic vs Bethanie Mattek-Sands / Jamie Murray
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