Australian Open 2021

Australian Open 2021

Fyo, Reporter

Did you know that there was a tennis tournament held this year in Australia? The Australian Open was held in Melbourne where tennis players all over the world were invited to participate in this tournament. Famous tennis players such as Nadal and Williams participated in the tournament, but who won? 

 A fifth grade tennis player named Brandon said, “I was rooting for Novak Djokovic” even though his favorite tennis player is Alex Fedor. Brandon added, “I love playing tennis with my friend Fyo and my instructor Yuri. Tennis is fun!” 

Here’s what happened in the Australian Open: 

  • In the Men’s Quarter-finals, Tsitsipas(#5) surprisingly came back after losing two sets and winning the next three, winning in a 5 set thrilling game against Nadal(#2).
  • Karatsev (#114) also beat Dimitrov (#17) in the Quarter-finals because of a leg injury and advanced into the Semi-finals raising his rating from #114 down to 44. 
  • In the Semi Final Djokovic (#1) crushed him in 3 sets and Djokovic moved on into Finals. 
  • Medvedev(#3) then beat Rublev(#7) in the Semi-finals and Medvedev faced the challenge against Djokovic but was defeated as Djokovic won the Men’s Australian Open. 
  • In the Women’s competition Williams (#10) beat Halep(#2) in the quarter finals winning in 2 sets! Osaka won against Hsieh(#52) in the quarter-finals too. 
  • In the Semi-finals, Osaka played against Williams and won in two sets. Brady(#22) won against Muchova(#25) in Semi-finals too and the two tennis players had to compete against each other in the finals. 
  • With a tough fight, Osaka beat Brady in the Finals. Now Naomi Osaka and Novak Djokovic are Australian Open champions! 

 

The Australian Open was an exciting event, how about trying tennis with a coach? 

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