US Open: First Grand Slam semi-final by Francis Tiafoe. Arina Sabalenka in the semi-finals (video)

Francis Tiafoe Pictured – Getty Images

Pursue an incredible victory like the one you got Francis Tiafoe Reverse Rafael Nadal It was a very difficult challenge. The American, ranked 26th in the ATP rankings, kept his story alive and defeated Andrey Rublev (11 °) On his way to the semi-finals of the US Open, a stage he has never reached in his Grand Slam career.
The athlete won at home 7-6 (3), 7-6 (0), 6-4 after two hours and 39 minutes in a match where he stood out in the most difficult situations. Tiafoe saved all four break points he faced, including one set point in the first set, and played his tie breaks brilliantly. Second, then what to say? A perfect 7-0 score put him in charge of the match. In the third set, he got the first half of the match, eliminated more break points and played well to keep the dream alive.
With a thrilling crowd of American backing once again, Tiafoe secured his entry into the top 20 for the first time in his career – he’s nearly 19 – and now he’s waiting. Carlos Alcaraz or Janek Sener in the semi-finals.

A. Rublev vs. F. Tiafoe United States of America

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a. Rublev [9]

6

6

4

F. Tiafu [22]

7

7

6

Winner: F. Tiafoe

A. Rublev – F. Tiafoe
14 ACES 18
1 double faults 3
60/109 (55%) first service % at 56/112 (50%)
46/60 (77%) Earn % on first service 49/56 (88%)
26/49 (53%) gain % on second service 35/56 (63%)
5/11 (45%) net points won 31/41 (76%)
0/4 (0%) break points beat 1/4 (25%)
28/112 (25%) points received 37/109 (34%)
31 winners 46
38 Unexecuted Errors 38
Earn 100 total points 121
10190.4 ft Covered distance 10011.6 ft
46.1 feet covered distance/PT. 45.3 ft

In the field of women Arina Sabalenka (WTA 6) He can continue to cherish his dreams of reaching his first Grand Slam final. The Belarusian, in steam propeller mode, managed to control her nerves and hit her part-time 6-1 7-6 (7/4) Karolina Pliskova (22)Very inaccurate service. In the semi-finals, the 24-year-old will face the challenge winner among the first-placed Ega Swiatek and American Jessica Pegola (8).

K. Pliskova June against a. Sabalenka

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K. Pliskova [22]

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6

a. Sabalenka [6]

6

7

Winner: a. Sabalenka

K. Pliskova – A. Sabalenka
1 ACES 7
6 double mistakes 3
45/64 (70%) first service % at 43/62 (69%)
29/45 (64%) Earn % on first service 31/43 (72%)
8/19 (42%) gain % on second service 12/19 (63%)
7/10 (70%) net points won 7/10 (70%)
0/0 (0%) break points won 3/7 (43%)
19/62 (31%) scorers win 27/64 (42%)
10 winners 30
23 unimplemented errors 28
56 total points scored 70
962.4 feet covered distance 1007.9 feet
7.6 feet covered distance/PT. 8.0 ft