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Tennis sensation in Australia: Ukrainian player who made history

Tennis sensation in Australia: Ukrainian player who made history

Ukrainian qualifier Dayana Yastremska is with Australian Open Circuit In the semi-finals. The 23-year-old won against the 19-year-old Czech in Melbourne on Wednesday Linda Noskova He won 6:3, 6:4 to become the first Australian Open semi-finalist in 46 years. Jastremska converted her first match point after 1:19 on the Rod Laver Arena, marking the biggest win of her tennis career to date.

The 12th seed will face Jastremska of China in Thursday's semifinals. Zheng Qinwen From China, she beat Russian Anna Galinskaja 6:7(4),6:3,6:1. Defending champion Arina Sabalenka of Belarus will face US Open champion Coco Gough of the United States in the other semi-final.

“It's nice to make history. I wasn't born in 1978,” Jastremska said after her confident performance. “I didn't feel like I played well. But I'm over the moon to be in the semis.”

Medvedev “completely exhausted”

The Russian is also in the semifinals Daniel Medvedev with humans. The 27-year-old pole-wrestled in Melbourne on Wednesday Hubert Hurcox With 7:6 (7:4), 2:6, 6:3, 5:7, 6:4. Medvedev converted his second match point after 3:59 in the first Grand Slam final of the 2021 and 2022 tennis seasons.

In the semi-finals, he will face German Alexander Zverev. The Olympic champion faces Spanish Wimbledon champion Carlos Algaraz in the second match of the session this Wednesday night (around 10.45 am CET/Eurosport). Defending champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia faces Italian Janic Sinner in Friday's other semi-final.

“I was completely exhausted. I was trying to do something,” Medvedev said after his 100th Grand Slam match.