Barty, who is promising to maintain his number one ranking next week, will play the title on Saturday against the winner of the second semi-final between No. 6 Bianca Andreascu and No. 23 Maria Sakkari.
The defending Miami Open champion saved the match point in the first round and is now in the final. AP
Miami: Ash Barty had one point from elimination in his first match at this year’s Miami Open.
He is now a one-time champion. Top seeded Bertie defeated No. 5 Elena Sovitalina 3-3, 6-3 on Thursday.
Bertie gained momentum after the start of the tournament by saving match points against qualifier Christina Kukoba. This was Barty’s first match outside Australia since February 2021.
“It is a strange feeling whenever you come back from the match point.” “You need to be more open about what the rest of the tournament could be and you have to go out and keep fighting, knowing that you can easily stay out of the tournament.”
Bertie will play against Bianca Andrescu at No. 6 on Saturday, defeating Maria Sakkari, No. 23, 6-6, (6), 3–6, -6- (4) to win the final. Four: 35 o’clock
The 20-year-old Andrescu has improved to 7-1 in three sets this year. He reached his first final after winning the 2012 US Open and his fourth career title since 2021.
For the men, the unchanged 20-year-old Sebastian Cordray’s historic run-scoring record was lost 7-5, -6-6 to No. 1 Andrei Rubelv in the quarter-finals. ()). Corda, who slowed in the second set due to a left thigh injury, is the youngest American to reach the quarterfinals in Miami after Robbie Guinness in 2003.
“This week has shown me that I can catch and play the biggest name in tennis,” said Karda. “It was a really positive week.”
Corda said he does not think his injuries are serious. By the time they left, their sisters Jessica and Nellie were arguing over the LNAA’s ANA Inspiration in California, the first round draw took place on Thursday.
On Friday night, Poland’s Rublev and Hubert Huracus will play their first semi-finals in the top-level ATP event. Hercage defeated second seed Stephanos Tsitsipas 2–6, 3–3, 6–4 in the second round.
The 266th dynasty stormed to victory in three in a row against top-five opponents, but lost to Citipas for the second time in eight meetings.
“I just want to build and improve my game,” Harkage said, “You’re not always going to get the results you want, but if you stay positive and improve your game, the results will come to an end. “
They are coming for Barty because he was stuck in Australia for a year, Coronavirus
Pandemic, which forced the cancellation of the 2021 Miami Open. Barty won the competition in 2016 and said his run title was different from this year’s match in Miami.
“Chalk and cheese,” the Australian said. “Things were different here this week. It was very hot and physically demanding. “
Barty was at first 1–5 against Svetolina, but quickly took over with two breaks and used his tough serve and deep slices to keep Ukraine on the defensive.
Svetolina made a rare trip into the net in the middle of the second set and Bertie reacted with a perfect lobe winner, attracting an appreciative pat of the racket from her opponent. At the point of the match Bertie closed out the win with a forehand winner and a fist pump.
Andre Rublev will take on Hubert Harkas in the semi-finals of the Miami Open. AP
The Hurricanes’ disappointing win further upset the men’s draw. Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer missed the tournament and first seed Daniel Medvedev lost in the quarter-finals to No. 1 Robert Bautista Agut on Wednesday night.
In the final quarter-final on Thursday night, Bewafa went to American Sebastian Corda No. 4 Andre Rubelav. The Russians won 7-5, 7-6 (7).
The first semi-final will take place against Butista Agut No. 21 Janik Sinar on Friday and the ATP Masters 1000 champions for the first time on Sunday.
In the second set, the Hurricanes began service at 0–2, 15–40 when he returned. He kept his baseline game steady, and as the match progressed, the sitipus became increasingly flawed and frustrated.
Srisipas says, “These two weeks I was under a lot of pressure. “I felt like this was my chance. It was a very disappointing loss. Everything was under control. And suddenly, I don’t know, self-mutilation. “
Hurkes saved 10 of 13 points by hitting 15 aces. He will move up to at least 2nd place in next week’s rankings.