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Tsitsipas – Khachanov 2-0: Simple and comfortable in the semi-final in Monte Carlo

Tsitsipas – Khachanov 2-0: Simple and comfortable in the semi-final in Monte Carlo

Stefanos Tsitsipas was barely threatened by Karen Khachanov, winning 6-4, 6-2 and continuing into the semi-finals of the Masters in Monte Carlo.

After last year's break, Stefanos Tsitsipas returns to… semi final In the Monte Carlo MastersHe prevailed Karen Khachanov 6-4, 6-2.

Champion in Monte Carlo 2021 And 2022 In the semi-finals on Saturday (13/4), Tsitsipas will face the winner of the match between them Holger Ron And the Yannick Siner. This will be Tsitsipas' second semi-final in 2024, following Los Campos in Mexico in February when they lost 2-0 to Casper Ruud.

Another break brought the lead

The quarter-finals began with Three consecutive rest periodsBoth of them are Tsitsipas who preceded me 2-1. Tsitsipas served his first serve of the match and made it 3-1, With Khachanov cutting it to 3-2.

In the sixth match, he faced Tsitsipas break at 30-40, But with three successive aces he held serve 4-2.

Khachanov may have only served 47% of the first serve, but that didn't stop him from falling back to 4-3.

He got a 30-30 winner and with an error by the Russian player, Tsitsipas went ahead by a goal 5-3. The ninth match ended in the same way in favor of Khachanov 5-4 Immediately after that, Khachanov agreed Three minutes of medical attention For discomfort in the left thigh. As the match resumed, Tsitsipas won the set 0-15 with four straight points. 6-4 in 48 minutes.

A missed shot from Khachanov brought absolute control

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After returning from the locker room, Khachanov started a love game the second group, With Tsitsipas with an ace he ends his own serve game 1-1.
The Greek player won on a break point (30-40), but Khachanov with three consecutive points made the difference 2-1.

With two aces and a winner, Tsitsipas reached a love match for the national team 2-2. Tsitsipas' second break came at 5ο game (30-40)At the decisive point, Khachanov missed a seemingly easy shot, making it the result 3-2.

Khachanov lost his mind after this development and Tsitsipas took advantage of him. with Eight points in a row Arrived in 5-2 And the service closed Group B 6-2 Together, the quarter-finals take 88 minutes.