Sydney Airport (AFP)
Tunisian player Anas Jafar’s preparations for the Australian Open suffered a “setback” due to a back injury that forced him to withdraw from his match against Estonian Annette Kontaveet in the quarterfinals of the Sydney Tennis Tournament.
The Estonian won the first set 6-4, before Jaber sought medical time, and after a long treatment with a low back injury, the Tunisian player announced his withdrawal from the tournament.
Jaber’s injury just days before the start of the Australian Open, the first of four Grand Slams, is considered a setback as he entered the rankings following his strong performances that saw him win his first professional title. Among the top ten players in the world, the Arab player is a historic achievement.
France, on the other hand, defeated Caroline Garcia 6-0, 6-2 in the last four to face fourth-ranked Barbora Krajisekova of the Czech Republic and the French Open champion.
“This is not the way you want to win,” Condeweed said. “I hope Anas will be fine next week. It’s not too dangerous.”
“The first set was very competitive. We had some tough matches before this. She was always present, so it’s good to win the set, I played the way I played.”
Kondaveet, one of the most serious contenders for the Grand Slam title since this year, won four titles in two months, after a strong performance in the second half of last season. Championship. TA பின்னால் Behind the Spanish carbine Muguroza.
But he will clash with Krajzhikova, a player who recently reached the pinnacle of his position, after winning the Roland Crosby match, with the exception of the Strasbourg and Brock matches.
For his part, third-seeded Muguroza will face his Russian partner Daria Kasatkina in an attempt to advance to the semifinals.
The last four contracts will end when other Spain’s fifth-seeded Paula Badusa meets Tokyo Olympic champion Belinda Bencic of Switzerland.
In the men’s event, Russia’s Aslan Karatsev advanced to the semifinals, beating Italy’s Lorenzo Soneko 6-2, 3-6, 6-2, while senior England star Andy Murray advanced easily.
Murray, who will be playing wild card at the Australian Open, returned to the dressing room after one set, withdrew due to injury to his Belgian opponent David Coffin, who won the first set 6-2.
Former world number one Murray faces Riley Opelka in the final, defeating fellow American Brandon Nakashina in two straight sets.
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