Jannik Sinner won the Australian Open on Sunday January 28 after overturning the unfortunate Daniil Medvedev who led two rounds à nothing (3-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-3). The day before, Sabalenka was arrested. titled for the second time in a row.
This 2024 edition of the Australian Open is up for grabs. mark with a hot iron! For the first time in his career, Jannik Sinner won the championship. a Grand Slam tournament and in style! Without losing a single set until the semi-final, the Italian, who was announced to be the winner. as a very credible candidate for the coronation after his thunderous end to the season at the end of the year Masters and with his victory in the Davis Cup final, even achieved the impossible, beating Novak Djokovic & Melbourne. Undefeated since 2018, the Serbian completely thwarted the challenge. face &agrav; the Italian, losing in 4 sets. In the final, opposed to à Danill Medvedev, the world number 4, was initially completely foiled, letting the Russian dictate his game to lead two rounds ahead of him. Nothing. But mentally, without ever letting go of anything and starting to improve letting go of his punches, the Italian knocked everything down. to win in 5 sets and more than 4 hours of play (3-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-3). "
I'm happy with the way I handled it. today (Sunday January 28). I passed by through difficult times. What made the difference was the support I received during these two weeks. I knew a lot of people were looking at me. TV in Italy. I did my best. I's in difficulty today. When I was being led 2 sets à 0, I stayedé positive and I stood by my initial game plan by adjusting a little" analyzed&eac; the Italian. The witness transmitted by Djokovic?
À At the time of writing, we do not know how the year will unfold, but the defeat of Novak Djokovic in the semis -final arousedé some questions, including from the Serbian, who was shocked; by its level. He also left hearing that he could perhaps retire soon. "I'm still in the heat of the moment, it's difficult after a match to think about things in a straight way in-depth. But I have a lot of reason to be proud of what I have accomplished here. The series had to end one day. I gave everything I had. given the circumstances. Ça wasé a very special city (Melbourne), the best – and from afar – Grand Slam of my career. I just hope that I will have the chance to come back to play at least one last time and relive these emotions
The incredible journey of Arthur Cazaux
We were waiting for Mannarino, Humbert, Fils… It was finally Arthur Cazaux who had a flat tire. the screen in this Australian Open. If we will still note the very good performance of the first two, eliminated in the eighth by Djokovic for Mannarino and Hurkacz in the 3rd tour for Humbert, Arthur Fils was é more disappointing, taken out in the 2nd round by Griekspoor. But as mentioned, this Australian Open was very successful. that of Arthur Cazaux. Guest for this first Grand Slam of the year, the Frenchman was defeated. éeliminatedé in the round of 16 by the Pole Hurkacz after having nevertheless been eliminated. Holger Rune, seed number 8 at the Australian Open after a breathtaking match .
Sabalenka for a double
Among the women, we were perhaps expecting another style of Grand Slam with perhaps the best players in these semi-finals. But neither Swiatek, nor Rybakina or even Pegula were able to get on the right track, unlike the Belarusian who was in the lead. crowned for the second time in a row Melbourne faces à the Chinese Zheng who has continued to confirm her talent for several months now. Special mention also to the American Coco Gauff who was able to respond presently and assume her outsider status. Among the French, Caroline Garcia wasé once again disappointing, eliminated in the 2nd round after having achieved an excellent 1st round leaving Osaka. We will especially remember the great performances of Océane Dodin, eliminated in the round of 16 against OÀ the future finalist Zheng, or the presence of Burel and Parry in the 3rd round.