Appropriately, the two standout performers will meet after 21-year-old Greek debutant Tsitsipas eclipsed six-times champion Roger Federer 6-3 6-4 and Austrian Thiem dispatched defending champion Alexander Zverev 7-5 6-3.
Updated on Nov 17, 2019 10:19 AM IST
The top seed will be playing for his 10th title at his home tournament when he faces Alex de Minaur in a first-time meeting after the Australian stopped Reilly Opelka 7-6 (7/2), 6-7 (4/7), 7-6 (7/3).
Updated on Oct 26, 2019 11:16 PM IST
Basel |Agence France-Presse
Top seed Federer on Thursday had already made sure of his spot in the semi-finals after Swiss compatriot Stan Wawrinka withdrew from their last-eight tie with a lower back injury just an hour after seeing off Frances Tiafoe in a gruelling second round clash.
Updated on Oct 26, 2019 10:36 AM IST
Basel |Press Trust of India
Nadal had been a clear favourite to face Djokovic in Sunday’s showpiece at Caja Magica but the 17-time Grand Slam champion extended his stuttering build-up to the French Open with another surprise defeat.
Updated on May 12, 2019 10:13 AM IST
Top seed Tsitsipas made the most of his Uruguayan opponent’s struggles on the serve to clinch the opening set and grabbed an early break to serve at 4-3 in the second.
Updated on May 06, 2019 09:41 AM IST
At the start of every year the talk at the Australian Open is of the “new kids on the block”, the ‘NextGen’, the ‘young guns’. And every 12 months as the first Grand Slam heralds a fresh season they come... and they go
Updated on Jan 22, 2019 11:41 PM IST