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Australian Open: Tommy Paul reaches maiden major semi-final

Tommy Paul edged out Ben Shelton 7-6 (6), 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 on Wednesday night. He’ll face the winner of the match between Russian Andrey Rublev, the No 5 seed, and Serb Novak Djokovic, the No 4 seed, in the next round

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Tommy Paul moved into the last 4 of the Australian Open by edging out Ben Shelton 7-6 (6), 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 at Melbourne Park on Wednesday night.

Paul, ranked No 35, will face the winner of the match between Russian Andrey Rublev, the No 5 seed, and Serb Novak Djokovic, the No 4 seed, next.

Earlier in the tournament, Tommy Paul won against German Jan-Lennard Struff (6-1, 7-6 (6), 6-2), Spaniard Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, the No 30 seed (6-2, 2-6, 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-4), Jenson Brooksby (6-1, 6-4, 6-3) and Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut, the No 24 seed (6-2, 4-6, 6-2, 7-5).

Shelton, ranked No 89, beat Chinese Zhizhen Zhang (4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 2-6, 7-6 (4)), Chilean qualifier Nicolas Jarry (7-6 (3), 7-6 (3), 7-5), Australian wildcard Alexei Popyrin (6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-4) and J.J. Wolf (6-7 (5), 6-2, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (4), 6-2) in the previous rounds.

Melbourne (Grand Slam), other last 8 results (Melbourne Park, hard, USD 24.297.942, most recent results first):

  • Andrey Rublev vs. Novak Djokovic
  • Stefanos Tsitsipas (3) beat Jiri Lehecka: 6-3, 7-6 (2), 6-4
  • Karen Khachanov (18) beat Sebastian Korda (29): 7-6 (5), 6-3, 3-0 ret.

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