Russian tennis player Aslan Karatsev in the semifinals of the Australian Open played against Serb Novak Djokovic. The Russian blew the match to the first racket of the world.
Aslan Karatsev and Novak Djokovic played friend against friend for one hour and 53 minutes. The meeting ended with the score 6: 3, 6: 4, 6: 2.
Serbian tennis player made 17 aces, both athletes put two double slips. The Russian filed six one right through, he also won 24 points through active acts, completing 30 unforced mistakes.
Novak Djokovic won 30 points, finishing 14 unforced missteps and winning six of his seven break points. Aslan Karatsev took two out of five break points.
“I would like to applaud my opponent, who reached the semifinals at the debut Grand Slam tournament. It’s like there was no such thing in the history of tennis before. He is a great fellow and made an important tournament, ”Novak Djokovic reported after defeating Aslan Karatsev.
The Russian before the Australian Open was ranked 114th in the ATP ranking. A week after the alphabet of the tournament, Aslan Karatsev climbed to 42nd point.
In a friendly semi-final they will play Stefanos Tsitsipas and Daniil Medvedev. The winner of this pair will advance to the Australian Open final, where he will face Novak Djokovic.