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ATP Tour – Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023 final results

No. 1 seed Carlos Alcaraz has won three three-set matches, and was still alive in the Cincinnati semifinals.

Hubert Hurkacz, who has never met a three-setter he didn’t like, had gotten through his last two matches in … straight sets.

Of course, they went three sets. And Alcaraz saved a match point before prevailing.

In the bottom half, Novak Djokovic and Alexander Zverev met for the 12th time.

Djokovic leds 7-4, but Zverev won two of their last three – all of thich took place two years ago at the Olympics, the US Open (Djoko in five) and the ATP Finals semis.

A lot of water under the bridge since then. Zverev was competitive, but Djokovic prevailed.

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Western & Southern Open
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Category: ATP 1000 (Joint event with the WTA Tour)
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Dates: Aug. 14 – 20, 2023
Prize money: $7,665,215
Draws: S56 – D28

Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023
Final results

Singles, semifinals

[1] Carlos Alcaraz (USA) def Hubert Hurkacz (POL) 26 76 (4) 63

[2] Novak Djokovic (SRB) def [16] Alexander Zverev (GER) 76 (5) 75

Doubles, semifinals

Maximo Gonzalez / Andres Molteni (ARG) def. [2] Ivan Dodig (CRO) / Austin Krajicek (USA) 76 (6) 16 [15-13]

Jamie Murray (GBR) / Michael Venus (NZL) def [6] Santiago Gonzalez (MEX) / Edouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA) 63  64

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