MELBOURNE â ???? Naomi Osaka reached a possible semi-final showdown against Serena Williams at the Australian Open on Tuesday

Osaka was 19 Victory in a row by overpowering Hsieh Su-wei 6: 2, 6: 2 Next she meets the winner of the quarterfinal match between Williams and No. 2-saatige Simona Halep

“I usually never look at my draw” Osaka said But everyone has told me about my draw on here so I had no choice but to know who my next opponent is. It will definitely be funâ ????

Seeded third, Osaka hit 122 mph on her serve, hitting her forehand. She hit seven aces, only lost two points on her first serve and was never broken

Osaka also played excellent defense, like last game when she raced forward to chase a drop shot and flicked a backhand cross-court for a winner

At 35, Hsieh was the oldest woman to make her Grand Slam quarterfinal debut in the professional era.But Osaka was not impressed by Hsieh’s shallow, deceptive two-handed strikes from either side

Osaka’s winning streak includes a US Open title in September for their third Grand Slam championship. The series also includes her fourth round win last week when she saved two match points and won the last four games to Garbià ± e Muguruza to overtake

Osaka are 4-0 in the Grand Slam quarter-finals, including a win en route to the Australian Open title in 2019

The highest ranked Ash Barty reached the quarterfinals for the third year in a row by beating Shelby Rogers 6-3, 6-4

Barty lost in the semifinals to eventual champion Sofia Kenin last year and didn’t play another major tournament in 2020 after choosing to stay in Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic

She had two match points in the eighth game of the second set, but made four mistakes in a row. Rogers capitalized to break and then hold, forcing Barty to serve again for the match

Barty made no mistakes the second time when she loved to close it Barty wants to be the first Australian to win the Australian title since 1978

She will next be No. 25 Karolina Muchova, who recovered downwards from 5: 2 in the first set to piss off 18-year-old Elise Mertens 7: 6 (7: 5) and 7: 5

Mertens won the Gippsland Trophy tuning tournament at Melbourne Park before the Australian Open started and won the first four games against Muchova Then it began to worsen when the Czech player found her reach with her big bottom strokes. Muchova is in the quarterfinals for the second time with a major

The ninth Matteo Berrettini retired before his game in the fourth round against Stefanos Tsitsipas due to an abdominal injury. This means that the fifth Tsitsipas can move into the quarter-finals for the second time in three years. He will face Nadal

Ash Barty with the highest ranking reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Open for the third time in a row by beating Shelby Rogers 6-3, 6-4

Barty lost in the semifinals to eventual champion Sofia Kenin last year and didn’t play another major tournament in 2020 after choosing to stay in Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic

She had two match points in the eighth game of the second set, but made four mistakes in a row. Rogers capitalized to break and then hold, forcing Barty to serve again for the match

Barty made no mistakes second time when she loved to close it Barty wants to be the first Australian to win the Australian title since 1978.She will be No. next Play 25 Karolina Muchova

Muchova recovered from 5: 2 in the first set and annoyed Elise Mertens (18-6) with 7: 6 (7: 5) and 7: 5

Mertens won the Gippsland Trophy tuning tournament at Melbourne Park before the Australian Open started and won the first four games against Muchova Then it began to worsen when the Czech player found her reach with her large ground hits

The ninth Matteo Berrettini from Italy withdrew from the Australian Open before his game in the fourth round against Stefanos Tsitsipas because of an abdominal injury

This means that the Tsitsipas can reach the quarter-finals in Melbourne Park for the second time in three years with fifth place on the grid. He will play against Rafael Nadal

He said he was injured in the third set of his fourth-round win against Karen Khachanov on Saturday

The Nr Nadal with 2 ranks finished his 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 win over Fabio Fognini with an ace

He was careful with Fognini and picked up his game in the second and third set to avoid a repeat of the 2015 US Open At that moment, Fognini became one of only two players who have rallied down from two sets to Beat Nadal in five

There was no chance this time Nadal responded to dropping a service game in the second set by falling straight back

He will now play Tsitsipas with the fifth seed.It will be Nadals 43 Grand Slam to be quarterfinals He shares the record for most major men’s titles with Roger Federer They have 20 each

Casper Ruud has retired after losing the first two sets of his game in the fourth round at the Australian Open and Andrey Rublev found it easier to get into an all-Russian quarter-finals against Daniil Medvedev, fourth

The 24-seed Nr Ruud was treated for an apparent gastric muscle injury during the game at Margaret Court Arena and retired after trailing 6-2, 7-6 (7-3)

Rublev reached a fourth Grand Slam quarter-final and faces two more Russians in the last eight. It is the first time in the Open era that three Russian men have reached the quarter-finals in a Grand Slam tournament

Medvedev used to beat American Mackenzie McDonald in straight sets. Russian qualifier Aslan Karatsev also reached the quarter-finals in the other half of the draw

The 22nd Brady made it to the round of 16 at Melbourne Park for the first time by defeating No 28 Donna Vekic, 6-1, 7-5, with the help of nine aces

Brady went through a tough quarantine for two weeks when she came to Australia last month because someone tested positive for COVID-19 on her flight upon arrival during that time, during which time she was not allowed to leave her hotel room at all

Vekic’s right knee was heavily taped by a coach at the beginning of the second set, but she kept things tight from there until 5-all at that point, a double fault gave Brady a love break who then played out the win

Daniil Medvedev has added the Australian Open to his list of key quarterfinal games, and the run of 192 American Mackenzie McDonald stopped

The four-seeded Nr Medvedev only took 1½ hours to expand their winning streak to 18 games with a 6-4, 6-2, 6-3 win at Margaret Court Arena

He’d lost four rounds at Melbourne Park for the past two years, but he’s picked up 29 winners on just 15 casual mistakes against McDonald, who won NCAA singles and doubles for UCLA in 2016, but was less than that than two years back from a torn Achilles tendon

Hsieh Su-wei

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