In the Open championship of Australia-2017 tennis in Melbourne decided the first pair of semi-finals starting in season tournament series Grand Slam (Grand Slam).
In the men’s singles first start in the final will play four-time winner of the Australian Open Swiss Roger Federer and his compatriot Stan Wawrinka, who won this tournament in 2014; in the women’s competition — American Venus Williams and Coco Vandeweghe, UKRINFORM reported.
Federer on Tuesday easily beat the offender first «racket» of the world Briton Andy Murray — Mischa Zverev from Germany — 6:1, 7:5, 6:2, and also Wawrinka in three sets has prevailed over Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsongas — 7:6 (7:2), 6:4, 6:3.
Vandeweghe after victory over the leader of the world ranking German Angelique Kerber defeated Spaniard Garbinie the Wind — 6:4, 6:0. Venus Williams, in turn, with a score of 6:4, 7:6 (7:3) left behind of the tournament, Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, which in the third round, lost to Ukrainian Elina Svitolina.
The remaining jobs in the 1/2 final of the singles on Wednesday will fill in the winners of the confrontations Rafael Nadal (Spain) — Milos Raonic (Canada), David Goffin (Belgium) — Grigor Dimitrov (Bulgaria), Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic) — Mirjana Lucic-Baroni (Croatia) and Johanna konta (Britain) — Serena Williams(USA).
We will remind, last year’s winner of the men’s tournament and the second racquet world Serb Novak Djokovic was eliminated in the second round, losing 117-th racket of the world to Denis Istomin (Uzbekistan).
At the Australian Open decided the first semi-finalists 24.01.2017