Russian tennis player Khachanov believes he has rediscovered himself after a period of decline in the game
MOSCOW, 24 Jan – Russian tennis player Karen Khachanov, who advanced to the second consecutive Grand Slam semi-final after a slump in his game, said he reinvented himself.
On Tuesday Khachanov for the first time in his career reached the semi-finals of the Australian Open (Australian Open), which takes place in Melbourne. In the quarterfinals, Khachanov met with the American Sebastian Korda, who, due to an injury, refused to continue the fight in the third set with a score of 7:6 (7:5), 6:3, 3:0 in favor of the Russian.
In September last year, Khachanov reached the semi-finals of the US Open (US Open), where he lost to the Norwegian Kasper Ruud. In the current world ranking, the Russian takes 20th place.
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“Of course, the second semi-final at the Grand Slam tournaments in a row is great. But obviously I didn’t want to end this match like that. Until a certain point, we had a very hard fight. Earlier, Sebastian beat one of my friends, Daniil Medvedev, in three sets He demonstrates excellent tennis,” the Russian added.
In the semi-finals of the Australian Open, Khachanov will play the winner of the match between the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas (3) and the Czech Jiri Legechka.