Stefanos Tsitsipas has been through this Australian Open again and again in the clutch against Jiri Lehecka.
Tsitsipas beat Leheka 6-3, 7-6(2), 6-4 in two hours and 17 minutes.
Tsipas did a better job of keeping the Czech down when he had the opportunity to beat Janic Siner in the previous round.
Before getting those chances, Tsitsipas had to stay under pressure, which has been typical in this tournament.
However, another thing is that frequently Tsitsipas is coming up at important times.
He is adept at developing and adapting his game plans and is fully credited for his run to the final four.
Tsitsipas cut a happy picture, feeling that winning the second race had saved him a lot of battle.
“This time it felt different than any other match. [this week]But the most important thing is that I finally got a solution,” Tsipas said in a courtroom interview.
“One of the hardest things I’ve ever had in the competition was a very difficult three-position.
“I think Giri had a great race. He is a good player recently and I wish him the best for the future.
“I had to deal with the earthquake from the racket on the other side of the court,” Tsitsipas said.
“So it was a task where I had to really pour my heart out and give it my all.
” i know [second-set] Tie breaking became the most important tie-breaking [for] Mann was about to return to the match. The way I see it, this was an opportunity to take a big lead there, and I’m really happy to close out the second set.”
Tsitsipas is one of two men who could become world No. 1 if he lifts the Australian Open title on Sunday.
The other is Novak Djokovic, who will face Andrey Rublev in the quarter-finals on Wednesday, while the winner goes on to face the winner of the All-American clash between Tommy Paul and Ben Shelton, neither of whom have reached the semi-finals of a Grand Slam. last one.
Tsitsipas will need to get past Karen Kachanov in the semi-finals to keep his hopes of the world No.1 alive.
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