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Australian Open: Tsitsipas books spot in last four

Stefanos Tsitsipas won against Jiri Lehecka 6-3, 7-6 (2), 6-4 on Tuesday. He’ll play Russian Karen Khachanov, the No 18 seed, in the next round

Stefanos Tsitsipas, Australian Open 2023 Stefanos Tsitsipas, Australian Open 2023 – © AI / Reuters / Panoramic
Australian Open •Quarter-final • completed
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Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas, the No 3 seed, advanced to the last four of the Australian Open by defeating Czech Jiri Lehecka 6-3, 7-6 (2), 6-4 at Melbourne Park on Tuesday.

Tsitsipas, ranked No 4, will play Russian Karen Khachanov, the No 18 seed, next.

The Greek won against Frenchman Quentin Halys (6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (6)), Australian wildcard Rinky Hijikata (6-3, 6-0, 6-2), Dutchman Tallon Griekspoor (6-2, 7-6 (5), 6-3) and Italian Jannik Sinner, the No 15 seed (6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 6-3) ahead of his victory.

Earlier in the tournament, Lehecka, ranked No 71, beat Croat Borna Coric, the No 21 seed (6-3, 6-3, 6-3), American wildcard Christopher Eubanks (6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3), No 11 seed Cameron Norrie (6-7 (8), 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4) and Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime, the No 6 seed (4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (3)).

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

  • Andrey Rublev vs. Novak Djokovic
  • Ben Shelton vs. Tommy Paul
  • Karen Khachanov beat Sebastian Korda (29): 7-6 (5), 6-3, 3-0 ret.
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