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Madrid Open 2024 Semi Closing Recap


Andrey Rublev and Felix Auger-Aliassime will face off in Sunday’s Madrid Open ultimate after the pair progressed in several circumstances from their semi-finals on Friday.

Andrey Rublev continued his effective kind within the first semi-final, successful 6-4, 6-3 over Taylor Fritz. It was a really clear efficiency from the Russian, who overcame a shaky begin the place he dropped serve within the opening sport to hit again immediately, and from there, he was the dominant participant en path to his fifth Masters 1000 ultimate.

Like yesterday, the second match ended prematurely when Jiri Lehecka retired with a decrease again harm, with the rating at 3-3 within the first set. The Czech has been absent from the tour since Miami on account of a vertebrae difficulty, and it regarded like the issue got here again, as he was visibly gutted when he was pressured to retire.

You’ll be able to see highlights, match stats and a fast recap of each semi-finals beneath.

Madrid Open 2024 Day 10 Semi-Closing Outcomes

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Winner Loser Scoreline
Andrey Rublev (7) Taylor Fritz (12) 6-4, 6-3
Felix Auger-Aliassime Jiri Lehecka (30) 3-3, RET

Rublev Dispatches Fritz

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Andrey Rublev’s spectacular kind on the Madrid Open has positioned him inside shut attain of his second ATP Masters 1000 title.

In a dominant semi-final efficiency on Friday, the seventh seed defeated World No. 13 Taylor Fritz 6-4, 6-3, securing his spot in his fifth Masters 1000 ultimate after simply 73 minutes.

Rublev, who had suffered 4 consecutive tour-level losses earlier than Madrid, has regarded very composed on the Caja Magica. As per Tennis Insights, his serve high quality has been among the best in the course of the occasion and much above the tour common.

That confirmed towards Fritz. Regardless that he was damaged within the opening sport, he shortly equalised the rating, and from there, he was the higher participant, utilizing his serve and forehand to complete factors decisively.

I began tight. I missed a few returns and a few straightforward pictures, however it’s a part of sport and a part of tennis. When he broke me, I believed, ‘OK, it’s only the start; we now have a protracted set, and we’ll see. Possibly he can even not begin effectively on his serve’. Ultimately, I believe he didn’t hit a primary serve within the first three factors, so I used to be in a position to win, and it was 0/30. On one break level, I performed effectively, and by some means it was 1-1. Then, the match was equal till the top of the set. Rublev on his win over Fritz.

Match Stats

  Taylor Fritz Andrey Rublev
Aces 7 5
Double Faults 0 3
1st Serve Proportion 55% 75%
1st Serve Factors Gained 69% (18/26) 83% (38/46)
2nd Serve Factors Gained 57% (12/21) 40% (6/15)
Break Factors Saved 50% (3/6) 67% (2/3)
1st Return Factors Gained 20% (9/46) 35% (9/26)
2nd Return Factors Gained 60% (9/15) 43% (9/21)
Break Factors Transformed 33% (1/3) 50% (3/6)
Winners 16 20
Unforced Errors 6 10
Internet Factors Gained 83% (5/6) 80% (4/5)
Max Factors In Row 5 9
Service Factors Gained 64% (30/47) 72% (44/61)
Return Factors Gained 28% (17/61) 36% (17/47)
Complete Factors Gained 44% (47/108) 56% (61/108)
Max Video games In Row 1 3
Service Video games Gained 67% (6/9) 90% (9/10)
Return Video games Gained 10% (1/10) 33% (3/9)
Complete Video games Gained 37% (7/19) 63% (12/19)

Highlights

Lehecka Retires Towards Auger-Aliassime

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Felix Auger-Aliassime reached his first ATP Masters 1000 ultimate after Jiri Lehecka retired throughout their semi-final match on account of extreme again ache solely seven video games into the competition.

Lehecka, lately sidelined for nearly two months by a vertebrae difficulty, suffered a reoccurrence of his again downside and was visibly distressed in the course of the sixth sport.

Regardless of an try and play on after receiving therapy, he retired shortly after the set was tied at 3-3. This marks the third occasion on this event the place Auger-Aliassime has superior on account of an opponent’s incapacity to proceed, having additionally moved previous Jakub Mensik, who retired mid-match and Jannik Sinner, who withdrew the night earlier than.

It’s loopy. I don’t know if it’s ever occurred to a participant earlier than. It’s sort of a bizarre scenario to be in on my half. It’s by no means occurred to me in my profession up to now, a withdrawal, a walkover, or a retirement of this type, and back-to-back like this. I couldn’t consider what was taking place after I noticed his again locked on him. I really feel actually dangerous for him. I’ve had accidents myself, and we will all think about the way it feels to come back out on an evening like this, hoping to win to undergo, having a battle along with your opponent, and never with the ability to play. I’ve a variety of empathy for Jiri and may’t do something however attempt to put together for Sunday. Auger-Aliassime on his path to the ultimate.

Match Stats

  Felix Auger-Aliassime Jiri Lehecka
Aces 5 0
Double Faults 0 0
1st Serve Proportion 60% 79%
1st Serve Factors Gained 100% (9/9) 87% (13/15)
2nd Serve Factors Gained 50% (3/6) 50% (2/4)
Break Factors Saved 0% (0/0) 100% (1/1)
1st Return Factors Gained 13% (2/15) 0% (0/9)
2nd Return Factors Gained 50% (2/4) 50% (3/6)
Break Factors Transformed 0% (0/1) 0% (0/0)
Winners 8 3
Unforced Errors 0 3
Internet Factors Gained 75% (3/4) 100% (4/4)
Max Factors In Row 4 4
Service Factors Gained 80% (12/15) 79% (15/19)
Return Factors Gained 21% (4/19) 20% (3/15)
Complete Factors Gained 47% (16/34) 53% (18/34)
Max Video games In Row 1 1
Service Video games Gained 100% (3/3) 100% (3/3)
Return Video games Gained 0% (0/3) 0% (0/3)
Complete Video games Gained 50% (3/6) 50% (3/6)

Highlights

Madrid Open 2024 Closing

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  • Andrey Ruble (7) vs Felix Auger-Aliassime
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