Thursday, May 23, 2024

Quarterfinal Spots Confirmed at 2024 Australian Open


Eight males are left on the 2024 Australian Open after the underside half of the draw accomplished their fourth-round matches on Monday.

Daniil Medvedev was the primary to ebook his spot within the quarter-final as he defeated Nuno Borges 6-3, 7-6(4), 5-7, 6-1.

Ninth seed Hubert Hurkaz then set a showdown with the Russian by ending the spectacular run of Arthur Cazaux in three tight units 7-6(6), 7-6(3), 6-4.

The longest match of the day noticed Sascha Zverev overcome Cam Norrie in a fifth-set tiebreak 7-5, 3-6, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6(10-3).

The sixth seed will face Carlos Alcaraz within the final eight after the Spaniard made lightwork of Miomir Kecmanovic 6-4, 6-4, 6-0 in only one hour and forty-nine minutes.

Day 9 2024 Australian Open Spherical of 16 Outcomes

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Winner Loser Scoreline
Carlos Alcaraz (2) Miomir Kecmanovic 6-4 6-4 6-0
Daniil Medvedev (3) Nuno Borges 6-3 7-6(4) 5-7 6-1
Alexander Zverev (6) Cameron Norrie (19) 7-5 3-6 6-3 4-6 7-6(10-3)
Hubert Hurkacz (9) Arthur Cazaux (WC) 7-6(6) 7-6(3) 6-4

Medvedev Ends Borges Run

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Daniil Medvedev is thru to his third Australian Open quarter-final in 4 years after beating Nuno Borges 6-3, 7-6(4), 5-7, 6-1.

By way of matches, it wasn’t one for the ages, however it had some thrilling moments with Medvedev in his defensive mode, which allowed Borges to dictate from the baseline.

That meant the Russain did plenty of working, however by making another ball, he might extract a number of unforced errors from Borges.

By the match’s finish, sixty-six had flowed from the Portugueses racket, together with his finest a part of the match being when Medvedev blew a 5-2 lead within the third set and missed two match factors at 5-4.

Borges, who used the Alcaraz drop shot blueprint all through, went on to win that set 7-5, however the third seed regrouped shortly within the fourth, dropping only one recreation en path to the final eight.

Really, earlier than this match, I used to be feeling 100%, however he made me run. I used to be fairly useless, to be sincere, however by lacking an excessive amount of, I used to be in a position to get better for the fourth set, so I used to be in a position to elevate my vitality degree. May I’ve executed it within the third? I don’t know. So now, I’m once more fairly drained, however someday off and I needs to be tremendous. Medvedev on his vitality ranges through the event up to now.

Match Stats

  Nuno Borges Daniil Medvedev
Aces 5 13
Double Faults 4 11%
1st Serve Proportion 67% 63%
1st Serve Factors Received 65% (60/92) 75% (69/92)
2nd Serve Factors Received 40% (18/45) 45% (24/53)
Break Factors Saved 54% (7/13) 64% (7/11)
1st Return Factors Received 25% (23/92) 35% (32/92)
2nd Return Factors Received 55% (29/53) 60% (27/45)
Break Factors Transformed 36% (4/11) 46% (6/13)
Winners 54 34
Unforced Errors 66 34
Web Factors Received 73% (38/52) 64% (14/22)
Max Factors In Row 5 6
Service Factors Received 57% (78/137) 64% (93/145)
Return Factors Received 36% (52/145) 43% (59/137)
Whole Factors Received 46% (130/282) 54% (152/282)
Max Video games In Row 5 4
Service Video games Received 68% (13/19) 81% (17/21)
Return Video games Received 19% (4/21) 32% (6/19)
Whole Video games Received 43% (17/40) 58% (23/40)

Highlights

Hurkacz Halts Cazaux

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Large-serving Hubert Hurkacz ended the dream run of French wildcard Arthur Cazaux 7-6 (6), 7-6 (3), 6-4 to make his maiden Australian Open quarter-final.

Heading into the match, it was Cazaux who’d been the serving sensation up to now in Melbourne, and the 21-year-old began sturdy, shortly taking a 3-0 lead within the first set.

Nevertheless, the ninth seed made a speedy comeback, breaking again and successful the tiebreak to drive a lead.

The second set was a serve-dominated affair with no breaks, however Hurkacz managed to take one other tiebreak, after which early within the third set, he broke Cazaux early and maintained that lead.

Hurkacz gained 91 per cent of his first-serve factors and conceded just one break within the match. When he finds the rhythm on serve, he’s powerful to interrupt, and it is going to be attention-grabbing to see how Medvedev returns’ his serve from means again once they meet.

Arthur is such an incredible competitor; congratulations to him for a tremendous run right here. I served nicely and he was serving nicely as nicely so I wanted to remain aggressive and I’m actually proud of in the present day’s efficiency. I haven’t been into too many Grand Slam quarter-finals, and tremendous excited. Hurkacz on his maidan AO quarter last look.

Match Stats

  Arthur Cazaux Hubert Hurkacz
Aces 18 11
Double Faults 2 1%
1st Serve Proportion 60% 62%
1st Serve Factors Received 78% (53/68) 91% (49/54)
2nd Serve Factors Received 52% (24/46) 76% (25/33)
Break Factors Saved 75% (6/8) 0% (0/1)
1st Return Factors Received 9% (5/54) 22% (15/68)
2nd Return Factors Received 24% (8/33) 48% (22/46)
Break Factors Transformed 100% (1/1) 25% (2/8)
Winners 41 41
Unforced Errors 28 25
Web Factors Received 60% (15/25) 68% (19/28)
Max Factors In Row 5 7
Service Factors Received 68% (77/114) 85% (74/87)
Return Factors Received 15% (13/87) 32% (37/114)
Whole Factors Received 45% (90/201) 55% (111/201)
Max Video games In Row 3 3
Service Video games Received 88% (15/17) 94% (16/17)
Return Video games Received 6% (1/17) 12% (2/17)
Whole Video games Received 47% (16/34) 53% (18/34)

Highlights

Zverev Negates Norrie

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Sascha Zverev saved his sturdy begin to 2024 nicely and actually alive after defeating Cam Norrie 7-5, 3-6, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6(10-3).

It was a match with a number of twists and turns, primarily due to Norrie deploying his extra aggressive tennis and internet forays to disrupt the German.

Whereas it labored in lots of areas, Zverev’s solidity from the baseline and his capability to lockdown within the last set tiebreak proved the distinction as he prolonged his H2H lead vs the Brit to 5-0.

On the finish of the day, this can be a Grand Slam. Everyone is enjoying their finest right here. Cam was undoubtedly enjoying wonderful tennis and I’m simply glad to be via. Zverev on his tight match vs Norrie.

Match Stats

  Alexander Zverev Cameron Norrie
Aces 15 10
Double Faults 6 2
1st Serve Proportion 76% 63%
1st Serve Factors Received 76% (87/114) 69% (73/106)
2nd Serve Factors Received 44% (16/36) 52% (33/63)
Break Factors Saved 60% (6/10) 71% (10/14)
1st Return Factors Received 31% (33/106) 24% (27/114)
2nd Return Factors Received 48% (30/63) 56% (20/36)
Break Factors Transformed 29% (4/14) 40% (4/10)
Winners 54 56
Unforced Errors 41 63
Web Factors Received 67% (28/42) 66% (39/59)
Max Factors In Row 6 6
Service Factors Received 69% (103/150) 63% (106/169)
Return Factors Received 37% (63/169) 31% (47/150)
Whole Factors Received 52% (166/319) 48% (153/319)
Max Video games In Row 3 4
Service Video games Received 85% (22/26) 85% (22/26)
Return Video games Received 15% (4/26) 15% (4/26)
Whole Video games Received 50% (26/52) 50% (26/52)

Highlights

Alcaraz Crushes Kecmanovic

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In essentially the most one-sided of the day’s fourth-round matches, Carlos Alcaraz raced previous Miomir Kecmanovic 6-4, 6-4, 6-0 in a single hour and forty-nine minutes.

The Spaniard was a lot too good for the world quantity sixty, who entered the tie having performed back-to-back fiver setters towards Jan-Lennard Struff and Tommy Paul.

Whereas he competed arduous within the first two units, limiting Alcaraz to at least one break in every, the third was a write-off as Alcaraz ramped up his recreation from the baseline, limiting the Serb to simply 12 factors within the set.

I feel the whole lot labored tonight. In Miami in 2022, it was a very shut match, a excessive degree from each of us. I feel in the present day was a fairly good match as nicely, however I pushed him to the restrict with each ball at each level. Clearly, he has performed plenty of matches in 5 units, plenty of powerful matches earlier than this one, so most likely bodily, he wasn’t at 100 per cent. Each ball, I pushed him to the restrict, moved him aspect to aspect. I took my possibilities in each set, and I feel it was a fairly good match from myself. Alcaraz on his win over Kecmanovic

Match Stats

  Miomir Kecmanovic Carlos Alcaraz
Aces 3 5
Double Faults 1 0
1st Serve Proportion 64% 68%
1st Serve Factors Received 59% (32/54) 83% (39/47)
2nd Serve Factors Received 50% (15/30) 64% (14/22)
Break Factors Saved 44% (4/9) 0% (0/0)
1st Return Factors Received 17% (8/47) 41% (22/54)
2nd Return Factors Received 36% (8/22) 50% (15/30)
Break Factors Transformed 0% (0/0) 56% (5/9)
Winners 14 43
Unforced Errors 17 19
Web Factors Received 47% (7/15) 73% (16/22)
Max Factors In Row 4 7
Service Factors Received 56% (47/84) 77% (53/69)
Return Factors Received 23% (16/69) 44% (37/84)
Whole Factors Received 41% (63/153) 59% (90/153)
Max Video games In Row 1 7
Service Video games Received 62% (8/13) 100% (13/13)
Return Video games Received 0% (0/13) 38% (5/13)
Whole Video games Received 31% (8/26) 69% (18/26)

Highlights

Australian Open 2024 Quarter Ultimate Matches

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  • Novak Djokovic (1) vs Taylor Fritz (12)
  • Jannik Sinner (4) vs Andrey Rublev (5)
  • Hubert Hurkacz (9) vs Daniil Medvedev (3)
  • Alexander Zverev (6) vs Carlos Alcaraz (2)

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