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Australian Open 2021 – Day 7: Dimitrov upset Thiem, Serena ousts Aryna and Novak in to the quarter final

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Image Source:Twitter | Dimitrov stuns Thiem 6-4, 6-4, 6-0

Dimitrov wrapped a major upset, beating Dominic Thiem

Grigor Dimitrov crated major upset by winning a match against third-seeded Dominic Thiem 6-4, 6-4, 6-0. Dimitrov has reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Open for the fourth time.

The No. 18-seeded Russian has brilliantly fought back after down by 2 sets but keep the pressure on the opponent, on the other side Thiem saved five break points in the initial two service games but he failed to win break point of the set.

BROMANCE BACK AT IT

Australian duo Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis have faced the same country pair faced Wesley Koolhof and Lukasz Kubot in men’s doubles.

 

Novak Djokovic’s trademark celebration

Today’s night schedule has a classic match of Novak Djokovic against Milos Raonic with that Novak has claimed his 300th grand slam win.
Due to Novak earlier Injury, he has started strong but lose 2nd set finally he has won the match with 7-6(4), 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 in a threshold battle.
The 17-time Grand Slam winner said he had spent “every single hour” since Friday’s win trying to recover and wasn’t sure he would play until he warmed up before the match. In the post-match presentation, he said,

“If it was any other tournament than a Grand Slam I would retire from the tournament, that’s for sure but because it’s a Grand Slam, I want to give my best alongside my team to try to recover and get on the court,” 

 

Serena Williams down but not out

Australian Open 2021 - Day 3: Serena, Thiem, Djokovic progress, Andreescu knocked out
Image Source: WTA Twitter

 

Serena Williams has pulled off her 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 victory against 7th seeded Aryna Sabalenka With that Serena is heading into the Quarterfinal of the Australian Open.

The American has given tough fight for two hours and nine minutes against seventh-seeded, it was an absolutely high competitive match and worthy to watch.

During the first set, Serena has played counter-attacked and won the opening set, after which Sablenka has played a powerful set buy she fall out against Serena’s experience and strategy. In the next round, she will meet either world number two Simona Halep or French Open champion Iga Swiatek.

 

RUSSIAN QUALIFIER SCORES ANOTHER MASSIVE UPSET

Aslan Karatsev, the Russian qualifier who became the first player to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final on debut in 25 years.
Aslan Karatsev’s stunning performance has confirmed victory over 20th seed Felix Auger-Aliassime over five sets. The power-hitting 27-year-old, a virtual unknown before the tournament started, battled back from two sets down to upset the Canadian 3-6, 1-6, 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 on Margaret Court Arena.

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