Novak Djokovic, number 1 in the world, will face Aslan Karatsev in the men’s semi-finals of the Australian Open on Thursday evening (AEDT)

The Serbian superstar is hoping for the tournament finale, where he will turn 18 in Melbourne Park Grand Slam title and the ninth will shoot

These Australian Open are Karatsev’s first appearance at a Grand Slam, in which he has tried nine times before to qualify for a major

8:51 – This should be an update on Djokovic serving the set, but Karatsev fell back! The number one in the world missed a couple of shots and even had a double fault How a Human Would 5-3 Djokovic

Djokovic has one casual mistake so far
He leads Karatsev 6-3, 4-1
Doesn’t feel much like a semi-final # AusOpen

8:31 – Jim Courier only said that Karatsev was borrowing Mischa Zverev’s clothes because he hadn’t brought enough equipment with him. Karatsev also just fell in love in the third game of the second set

8:19 – Novak has arrived The champion draws the first blood, breaks Karatsev and will serve for the set

8:16 – The fans or at least 7500 of them are back in the Rod Laver Arena and seem to be turning to the Russian 4-3 Djokovic

8:04 – 3-2 and when serving in the first set Karatsev was certainly not overwhelmed by the big event

7:53 – A local butterfly attacked Djokovic Or blessed him with good luck The jury is out Maybe it was a moth All bug experts please contact us

7:48 – We’re on our way Karetsev wins the throw, but gives Djokovic the first serve. Politely

The game between Djokovic and Karatsev will be broadcast live on free-to-air television on Nine’s main channel The broadcast starts at 7 p.m. (AEDT)

You can also watch the game live via stream on the 9Now app, available on smart TVs, Android devices, Apple devices, tablets and desktops

Djokovic had an interesting path to the semi-finals of the Australian Open The 33-year-old had significant injury problems and lost five sets in his five games

After getting past Chardy in the first round in just 91 minutes, Djokovic was surprisingly struggling to reach 64th place in his next game Rank of Tiafoe to get out He lost the second set and needed a tiebreaker to win the third

There were problems with Djokovic in the third round The Serb said he tore a muscle in his stomach in his five-set win against Fritz – in a match in which fans were kicked off the pitch due to COVID restrictions imposed before the end

However, the 18-time Grand Slam winner removed injury concerns to win his fourth-round game against the dangerous Raonic before fending off the talented German Zverev’s challenge Djokovic lost the first set before winning the next three

Djokovic has also spat with controversial Australian star Nick Kyrgios throughout the tournament

In his first Grand Slam appearance, Karatsev reached the semi-finals of the Australian Open.The 27-year-old is a veteran of the Challenger and Futures circuit, but finally made his breakthrough in Melbourne Park in 2021

Karatsev started the main draw with two comfortable wins in a row against Italian Mager and Belarusian Gerasimov before catching the eye against Diego Schwartzman, the eighth seed

The Russian qualifier shot past the seeded Argentine in straight sets in one of the surprising results of the tournament

Even though Karatsev dropped the first two sets in the fourth round against Canadian Auger Aliassime, he rallied to win in five sets

He also lost the first to Dimitrov in the quarters before defeating the injured Bulgarian in four sets

Djokovic has a prize money of 145861$ 177, while Karatsev 618 during his careerWon $ 354

World Nr1 is an extraordinary favorite with 1 short prizes05 to win the match and reach the final, while Karatsev is the underdog with 1050

You can make Djokovic win in even sets with 160 while the Serb is 116 to win the first set


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