On day 8 of the Australian Open, the quarterfinals were defined in both tables: the favorites advance, a surprise in the women’s circuit and Berrettini could not appear.
The eighth day of the Australian Open showed that some are positioning themselves very strongly as candidates for the title. One of them is number 1 in the WTA ranking, Ashleigh Barty, who easily beat Shelby Rogers 6-3, 6-4.
Another that continues at a steady pace in this tournament is Rafael Nadal that, a priori, had a difficult stop but baHe laughed at Fabio Fognini 6-3, 6-4 and 6-2 to get into the quarterfinals.
The next phase of La Fiera will be before Stefanos Tsitsipas who did not play his match against Mateo Berrettini since the latter could not present due to abdominal pain.
The big surprise of the day was the triumph of Jessica Pegula vs. Elina Svitolina, No. 5 in the world, by 6-4, 3-6 and 6-3, and you should see your face with Jennifer Brady who today eliminated Donna Vekic 6-1, 7-5.
The Russians Daniil Medvedev and Andrey Rublev they got through their matches with ease. The No. 4 in the world prevailed against Mackenzie Mcdonald by 6-4, 6-2 and 6-3.
His compatriot did not finish his meeting since the rival, Casper ruud, retired due to injury after losing 6-2 and 7-6 (3).