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Australian Open / Federer, in the semifinals for the 15th time, defeated 100-ranked Sandgren in a 5-set match; Djokovic also won

  • Federer reached the semi-finals for the first time since 2018, playing against Djokovic for the 50th time
  • Third-ranked Federer defeated America’s Sandgren 6-3, 2-6, 2-6, 7-6 (8), 6-3
  • Novak Djokovic defeated Milos Raonic of Canada 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (1)

20-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer of Switzerland reached the semi-finals of the Australian Open on Tuesday. They beat American Tennis Sandgren 6-3, 2-6, 2-6, 7-6 (8), 6-3 in a 5-set match. Federer managed to reach the semifinals for the 15th time in this tournament. The last time they reached the last-4 was in 2018. Sandgren, ranked 100th, did well in the match, forcing World No-3 Federer to play for 3 hours and 31 minutes.

The second quarterfinal of the day was played between World No-1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Milos Raonic of Canada. Djokovic defeated Raonic 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (1) to seal his place in the semi-finals. Djokovic will face Federer in the semi-finals. Both will be face to face for the 50th time

Federer said 7 times match point is not easy to match

Federer said after winning the match, “Sometimes you have to be lucky to win the match. Matching match points 7 times is not easy. As soon as the match reached its mid, I started feeling very good. I did very well today, especially towards the end of the match. I’m standing here that’s the happiest

I believe in magic: Federer

Federer was helped by the medical team when they were 0–3 behind in the third set. To this he said, “I started feeling groin. I was failing in defense. So I took extra treatment. I believe in magic. I might not have won this match and would have been skiing in Switzerland two days later. But it did not happen and I won. “

‘Djokovic is a great player, he wants to win by showing better games’

On the possible match with Djokovic in the semi-finals, he said, “Djokovic defeated me in 2016 at Wimbledon. I want to win by showing a better game ahead. There are prostitute players. Djokovic likes to play in Australia. So I have to play a lot better than today, otherwise the next day I will actually be found skiing in Switzerland. “

Sandgren lost in the Australian Open quarterfinal for the second time

Sandgren suffered a quarterfinal loss for the second time. They lost against South Korea’s Chong Hyun in 2018. Sandgren has not yet reached the semi-finals of any Grand Slam tournament. They lost in the French Open three times in the first round. Reached the fourth round once at Wimbledon and the third round once at the US Open.


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