ATP Miami, Sinner flies to the semifinals, beating Machac in two sets – Tennis

ATP Miami, Sinner flies to the semifinals, beating Machac in two sets – Tennis

Jannik Sinner has reached his third semi-final at the Master 1000 in Miami, and continues to attract many Italian fans to the Hard Rock Stadium in the dream city of Florida. Sesto champion Pusteria appears to have regained his best form. In the quarter-finals, he defeated Czech Tomas Machak in straight sets, 6-4, 6-2, in just over an hour and a half of play as his performance continued to grow.

Therefore, everything bodes well for the next round: Sinner will face the winner of the other quarter between the Chilean Nicolas Jarry and the Russian Daniil Medvedev. “It was not an easy match but I played the important points well,” the South Tyrol player said at the end of the match. He added: “Playing one tournament after another does not cause me any problems: I feel good physically – it is about the competition, so you train hard to be in a position to do so. This is a special tournament for me because I have reached the required level.” The first 1000m final and so I am happy to reach the semi-finals again.” The numbers show that continuity is one of the main characteristics of the “Red Baron”: the seventh semi-final of his Master 1000 career and above all the fourth semi-final he reached To him in the four tournaments held so far since the beginning of the year. The twentieth win in the last 21 matches: the only defeat was against Carlos Alcaraz in Indian Wells.

On the hard court at Hard Rock Stadium in Florida, Sinner only suffered in the first matches against Czech Macak, ranked 60th in the rankings, thus “taking revenge” for the elimination of Matteo Arnaldi in the round of 16. Yannick starts strong right away: breaking in the first game of the first set. But the Czech surprisingly scored on the counterattack thanks to two wonderful shots. Balanced match even in the seventh game, Matak, under pressure, makes two errors that give Blue a break. From that moment Yannick takes over the presidency, and in fact, there is no longer a competition. Sinner appears to be suffering less from the Florida humidity, and was able to record some amazing shots that electrified the crowd in the stands of the “home” stands of the Miami Dolphins football team. In the second set, Sinner looks relentless and quickly gets the match back. Back to the field on Friday. He may face fourth seed Daniil Medvedev, whom he beat in the final last year in Miami. The Russian will be looking for redemption after defeat in the Australian Open final. However, one should not underestimate Chilean Nicolas Jarry, the ATP No. 23, who beat the 18-year-old Sinner in the only previous match of 2019. But eras of tennis have passed since then.

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