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Karatsev defeats Brit Tennis icon Murray to win title

Russian tennis star Aslan Karatzev won the title prior to an attempt to repeat the heroes of 2021 at the Australian Open.

Did Aslan Karatsev dodge three major winners Andy Murray to win the Sydney Tennis Classic? It gave the Russians a big boost ahead of the Grand Slam, which was defeated only by champion Novak Djokovic in the 2021 semi-finals.

At the first meeting of the victory with Murray, Karatsev, the world’s number 20, produced almost perfect performance to win the third title of his sensationally born career in the last two years.

The champion acknowledged the difficult situation of a tournament being held as a result of a pandemic and kept his response brief in a post-match interview.

Veteran Murray was emotional, talking about how he missed his family and congratulating Karatsev.

“I know he arrived late in Australia, which is even more impressive because he was recovering from Covid,” said Karatsev, the number one in the world before he wished good luck at the Australian Open.

“I really missed playing this kind of match. The result didn’t work, but hopefully I can do more of this kind of match.”

Karatsev got off to a dream start to the final by quickly defeating Murray and loving his first service game.

The 28-year-old defeated Murray again at the end of the opening stanza, taking the first set 6-3 and climbing 3-0 at the start of the second set.

The fifth game in the set said it took Karatsev 13 minutes to hold the serve, survive the five breakpoints and soar 4-1.

Both players were sweaty on the stage, Karatsev demanded more water, and became more and more energized on the court as the well-known refrain of Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline” rang around the arena. Murray was looking exhausted.

The noisy crowd featured rafts on the flags of Great Britain and Scotland, and some supporters wore face paint and elaborate clothing nodding to Murray’s hometown.

The five-time Australian Open finalist was the first final since 2019, but despite showing enough spirit during the match, defeating Karatsev wasn’t seriously threatened. did.

Murray drenched his T-shirt and pushed Karatsev 5-3, saving two match points, including a double fault from a Moscow-born opponent.

Karatsev then returned to top gear, scoring the last two points from Deuce and giving himself a reason to believe he could challenge again when the Australian Open kicks off on January 17th.

Despite being unknown to most fans before last year’s edition, ATP’s most improved player 2021 Karatsev noted that it ended only when he lost to champion Djokovic in the last four. I continued to run worthy of.

Topseed defeated three-seeded Dan Evans to advance to the final with a second victory over a British player at the Ken Rosewall Arena.

Karatsev will be the 18th seed at the Australian Open this year, but that could change if Djokovic’s bid to avoid deportation before the tournament fails.

This makes Karatsev the third-highest Russian seed in Melbourne, second only to the second seed, Daniil Medvedev, and the fifth seed, Andrey Rublev.


Karatsev defeats Brit Tennis icon Murray to win title

SourceKaratsev defeats Brit Tennis icon Murray to win title

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