Australian Open: Serbian Novak Djokovic meets American Tommy Paul in the semifinals

On Day 10 of the Australian Open, which is being held in Melbourne, Serbia’s Novak Djokovic stormed into the semifinals with an emphatic straight-set win over Andrey Rublev.

The 35-year-old took cost early within the recreation and by no means appeared again en path to a reckless 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win.

Subsequent he’ll go head-to-head with Tommy Paul after the American put an finish to Ben Shelton’s fairytale run.

After successful the primary two units, Paul dropped his guard within the third. Nevertheless, he regained his composure to win the fourth set that ended 7-6 6-3 5-7 6-4 in his quarterfinal match at Rod Laver Area.

Within the ladies’s race, Aryna Sabalenka confirmed a dominant efficiency to outclass the Croatian Donna Vekic.

The Belarusian appeared in nice type to advance to her fourth Grand Slam semifinal with a 6-3, 6-2 win.

Subsequent she’ll tackle unseeded Magda Linette.

The Polish world quantity 45, who has by no means made it previous the third spherical of a serious event, proved an excessive amount of to Karolina Pliskova.

The ultimate end result on this recreation was 6-3, 7-5.