Ranked 33rd in the world ranking, Evans achieved unexpected success in the prestigious event held on dirt courts in Monaco (prize pool of € 2.082 million), with a lifetime of success. Horkac was ranked 13th in the second round, and in the next round he tackled the ATP list leader, Djokovic. And he did not stop there, because he eliminated Belgian David Goffin in the quarter-finals (11). Tsitsipas, who performed with “The Four”, turned out to be a very difficult obstacle for him.
The second semifinals were even fiercer. Rublev (sixth) beat World No. 27 racket, Norwegian Kasper Ruud 6-3, 7-5. The Russian achieved a surprise the day before, beating Rafael Nadal, the third Spanish clay king, 11 times winner in this competition.
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Roblev has been impressed with his form since last year, winning as many as five ATP tournaments. This season, too, is not slowing down – his match tally is 24 wins and four defeats.
He has faced Tsitsipas six times so far, and each player has won three times. Most recently, they were confronted in March, in the final of the competition in Rotterdam, and the Moscow player was on top.
The latter reached, for the first time in his career, the finals of the 1000 Masters Tournament, in which a tennis player from Athens will perform for the third time. The Russian player has eight ATP titles and five Greek titles.
Hurkacz also started doubles – he was knocked out in 1/8 Finals. At the same stage of this competition, ukasz Kubot said goodbye to the competition. Kamel Mjshrzak did not qualify for the single.
Wyniki półfinałów: Stefanos Tsitsipas (Grecja, 4) - Daniel Evans (Wielka Brytania) 6:2, 6:1 Andriej Rublow (Rosja, 6) - Casper Ruud (Norwegia) 6:3, 7:5