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Australian Open 2023: Schedule, scores, outcomes, draw, learn how to watch, seeds, notable matches

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The tip of the 2023 Australian Open is approaching with last stage formally set. This competitors has already seen all of it, from climate delays, late-night battles and stunning upsets. Gamers are competing for a file pool of $76.5 million in prize cash, and there’s no scarcity of attention-grabbing storylines:

  • Novak Djokovic, who has gained at Melbourne Park a file 9 instances, is only one Grand Slam title shy of tying Rafael Nadal’s profession file of twenty-two main titles. Djokovic was deported from Australia a 12 months in the past due to his unvaccinated COVID-19 standing, however he’s again in Melbourne after the nation relaxed its vaccine restrictions. After a shaky begin, he got here out victorious within the semifinal spherical with a 7-5, 6-1, 6-2 end result in opposition to American Tommy Paul.
  • Djokovic will tackle Stefanos Tsitsipas within the last. Whoever wins might be world No. 1 within the subsequent ATP rankings.
  • Tsitsipas battled it out with Karen Khachanov within the semifinals earlier than punching his ticket to the ultimate spherical with a 7-6 (7-2), 6-4, 6-7 (6-8), 3-6 victory. He has by no means gained a Grand Slam earlier than and that is the deepest run he is ever seen within the Australian Open.
  • Paul had reached the primary main semifinal of his profession and have become simply the fourth American man to make a Grand Slam semifinal since 2017. Though he could not take down Djokovic, the 25-year-old can brag about prime wins over prime opponents together with Carlos Alcaraz, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Alexander Zverev.
  • Nadal, final 12 months’s Australian Open winner, was seeking to defend his title because the No. 1 seed however fell to Mackenzie McDonald within the second spherical after he aggravated a hip harm through the second set. This was Nadal’s earliest exit from a Grand Slam for the reason that 2016 Australian Open. No. 2 seed Casper Ruud was additionally ousted within the second spherical as American Jenson Brooksby pulled off a 6-3 7-5 6-7 (4-7) 6-2 upset.

The boys’s competitors is lacking world No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz, who pulled out resulting from a proper leg harm he sustained in coaching. Additionally lacking will probably be Marin Cilic, a former finalist in Melbourne Park, resulting from an harm.

On the ladies’s aspect, 24-year-old Aryna Sabalenka turned the newest first-time Grand Slam winner with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory over Elena Rybakina. With the win Sabalenka turned the second Belarusian participant to win a significant singles title, after two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka (2012, 2013). The win places Sabalenka’s early 2023 season in dominant territory — She’s gained 11 straight matches, and has solely dropped one set all 12 months. The win additionally strikes her as much as No. 2 on this planet within the subsequent WTA rankings, behind solely Iga Swiatek.

Right here is all it’s essential to know concerning the 2023 Australian Open:

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Males’s last

  • No. 4 Novak Djokovic vs. No. 3 Stefanos Tsitsipas, Sunday 3:30 a.m.

Males’s semifinal matches

  • No. 4 Novak Djokovic def. Tommy Paul 7-5, 6-1, 6-2
  • No. 3 Stefano Tsitsipas def. No. 18 Karen Khachanov 7-6 (7-2), 6-4, 6-7 (6-8), 3-6 

Girls’s last 

  • No. 5 Aryna Sabalenka def.. No. 22 Elena Rybakina, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 

Girls’s semifinal matches

  • No. 22 Elena Rybakina def. No. 24 Victoria Azarenka 7-6 (7-4), 6-4 
  • No. 5 Aryna Sabalenka def. Magda Linette 7-6 (7-1), 6-2

Males’s Seeding

  1. Rafael Nadal (ESP)
  2. Casper Ruud (NOR)
  3. Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE)
  4. Novak Djokovic (SRB)
  5. Andrey Rublev (N/A)
  6. Felix Auger-Aliassime (CAN)
  7. Daniil Medvedev (N/A)
  8. Taylor Fritz (USA)
  9. Holger Rune (DEN)
  10. Hubert Hurkacz (POL)
  11. Cameron Norrie (GBR)
  12. Alexander Zverev (GER)
  13. Matteo Berrettini (ITA)
  14. Pablo Carreno Busta (ESP)
  15. Jannik Sinner (ITA)
  16. Frances Tiafoe (USA)
  17. Marin Cilic (CRO)
  18. Lorenzo Musetti (ITA)
  19. Karen Khachanov (N/A)
  20. Nick Kyrgios (AUS)
  21. Denis Shapovalov (CAN)
  22. Borna Coric (CRO)
  23. Alex de Minaur (AUS)
  24. Diego Schwartzman (ARG)
  25. Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP)
  26. Daniel Evans (GBR)
  27. Miomir Kecmanovic (SRB)
  28. Grigor Dimitrov (BUL)
  29. Francisco Cerundolo (ARG)
  30. Sebastian Korda (USA)
  31. Alejandro Davidovich Fokina (ESP)
  32. Yoshihito Nishioka (JPN)

Girls’s Seeding

  1. Iga Swiatek (POL)
  2. Ons Jabeur (TUN)
  3. Jessica Pegula (USA)
  4. Caroline Garcia (FRA)
  5. Aryna Sabalenka (N/A)
  6. Maria Sakkari (GRE)
  7. Coco Gauff (USA)
  8. Daria Kasatkina (N/A)
  9. Veronika Kudermetova (N/A)
  10. Madison Keys (USA)
  11. Paula Badosa (ESP)
  12. Belinda Bencic (SUI)
  13. Danielle Collins (USA)
  14. Beatriz Haddad Maia (BRA)
  15. Petra Kvitova (CZE)
  16. Anett Kontaveit (EST)
  17. Jelena Ostapenko (LAT)
  18. Liudmila Samsonova (N/A)
  19. Ekaterina Alexandrova (N/A)
  20. Barbora Krejcikova (CZE)
  21. Martina Trevisan (ITA)
  22. Elena Rybakina (KAZ)
  23. Shuai Zhang (CHN)
  24. Victoria Azarenka (N/A)
  25. Marie Bouzkova (CZE)
  26. Elise Mertens (BEL)
  27. Irina-Camelia Begu (ROM)
  28. Amanda Anisimova (USA)
  29. Qinwen Zheng (CHN)
  30. Karolina Pliskova (CZE)
  31. Kaia Kanepi (EST)
  32. Jil Teichmann (SUI)



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