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Rotterdam, Netherlands

Alex de Minaur loved the proper twenty fifth birthday current because of his straight-sets victory over Grigor Dimitrov on Saturday in Rotterdam.

De Minaur broke Dimitrov within the first recreation of each units en path to a 6-4 6-3 victory over the previous world No.3.

The consequence sends the Aussie via to the ultimate of the ATP 500 match his fifth profession ultimate at this stage and additionally noticed him avenge final 12 months’s quarterfinal defeat to Dimitrov in Rotterdam, from match factors up.

“I’m extraordinarily proud of the extent all through the entire match. It was in all probability one of many higher matches I’ve performed from begin to end,” mentioned De Minaur, who has now gained 4 of his previous 5 conferences towards the Bulgarian.

“That is my normal. That is what I’ve bought to convey each single time I stroll on the courtroom. That’s how I’m going to play my finest tennis.

“I believe I made an enormous step in the suitable route, displaying the kind of tennis I can play, week in, week out.

“I believe I’ve raised the bar slightly bit and hopefully there’s lots extra to go.”

It’s been precisely 20 years since an Australian has reached the Rotterdam singles ultimate; Lleyton Hewitt went on to win the 2004 title.

De Minaur will try and emulate his mentor and Davis Cup captain when he performs Sunday’s ultimate towards Jannik Sinner.

Sinner, the current Australian Open champion, is an ideal 11-0 in 2024 and is driving a 14-match profitable streak.

He additionally leads the head-to-head sequence towards De Minaur 6-0, most lately beating the Aussie in November’s Davis Cup ultimate.

Aussies in motion – Rotterdam

Males’s singles, semifinals
[5] Alex de Minaur (AUS) d [6] Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) 6-4 6-3

Males’s singles, ultimate
[5] Alex de Minaur (AUS) v [1] Jannik Sinner (ITA)

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