Russian Karen Khachanov will play against the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas in the semifinals of the Australian Open. The match will take place on January 27, starting at 03:30 GMT.

See also – Stefanos Tsitsipas beats Jannik Sinner after five set to make Australian Open quarters

Australian Open 2023

Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Karen Khachanov

Match Details

Date: January 26, 2023.

Tournament: Australian Open 2023.

Round: Semi-finals.

Venue: Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia.

Category: Grand Slam.

Prize money: A$76,500,000.

Stefanos Tsitsipas, meanwhile, reached the semi-finals of the Australian Major for the third year in a row. In previous cases, the Greek lost to Daniil Medvedev.

In the quarterfinals, Stef defeated Jiri Legechka – 6:3, 7:6, 6:4. In the third set, with a score of 3:3, he managed to win back a triple break point. It was the key moment of the match.

The most difficult match for Tsitsipas so far was against Yannick Sinner, in which the tennis player led 2-0 in sets, but ultimately defeated the Italian only in the fifth set.

Stefanos Tsitsipas

Karen Khachanov reached the semi-finals at the second Grand Slam in a row. As you know, last season the tennis player made it to the semi-finals of the tournament at the US Open.

In the 1/2 finals, Australian Open Karen came out on the refusal of Sebastian Korda, who, having lost two games, withdrew from the game due to a wrist injury.

Earlier in the tournament bracket, the Russian scored victories over Bernabe Zapata Miralles, Jason Kubler, Francis Tiafoe and Yoshihito Nishioka.

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Head to Head

Stefanos Tsitsipas leads Karen Khachanov in their current head to head 5-0. In the last meeting, the Russian managed to bring the game to the third set on the clay courts of Rome last year.

Karen Khachanov


Stefanos Tsitsipas win 1.38Karen Khachanov win 3.20

Khachanova at this Australian Open demonstrates her best tennis. The Russian is more than ever confident in his abilities and may well aim at the final of the Grand Slam tournament.

In the last two matches, Karen lost only two of his serves. If the tennis player maintains the same stamina in his games, then he may well win over the fourth racket of the world.

Prediction: Total sets over 3.5.

By Maxim

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