Australian Open: Federer cancels seven match points, beats Sandgren and goes to the semifinals

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Roger Federer (photo Ansa)

ROME – Roger Federer saves seven match points at the Australian Open, defeats Sandgren and flies to the semifinals.

Federer flies to the Australian Open in the semifinals, beating the American Tennys Sandgren in the fifth set, after overcoming an injury and after saving seven match points, four in the tie break and 3 in a row when he is below for 3 points at 6.

The final score reads: 6-3 2-6 2-6 7-6 (8) 6-3 for the Swiss.

"I was very lucky" at the end of the match the Swiss champion said in the interview on the sidelines and then added: "I would not have deserved to win".

The Australian Open scoreboard.

And now? In Thursday's semifinal Roger Federer will face the winner of the challenge between Novak Djokovic and Milos Raoni. Match, the one between Novak Djokovic and Milos Raoni, which closes, in the Italian morning, the program of the ninth day of the Australian Open. Tomorrow is the day of the quarterfinals of the high part of the board. Nadal-Thiem and Wawrinka-Zverev will challenge each other.

Australian Open women's, forward Barty and Kenin

Ashleigh Barty , No. 1 in the world, beat Petra Kvitova (8). 7-6, 6-2 partial for Barty in one hour and 44 minutes of play. The Australian will play a place in the final with the American Sofia Kenin , 15 of the ranking, who conquers her first Slam semifinal by beating the Tunisian Ons Jabeur , defeated with a double 6-4.

Source: Ansa.

Source: Blitz Quotidiano

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