February 26, 2024

Open Court

MORE TENNIS THAN YOU'LL EVER NEED

MELBOURNE, Australia – Men’s doubles semifinals (day) and women’s singles semifinals (night) are what’s on tap on Day 12 of the Australian Open.

In the doubles, 43-year-old Rohan Bopanna is looking to be the most senior men’s doubles champion here. And he and Matthew Ebden are the only seeded team in the final four at No. 2.

On the women’s side, a defacto final between No. 2 Aryna Sabalenka and No. 4 Coco Gauff.

The other semi is an absolute wild card, with No. 12 Zheng Qinwen meeting unseeded Anna Kalinskaya.

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Australian Open
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Category: Grand Slam
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Dates: Jan. 14 – 28, 2024
Prize money: $86.5 million AUD
Draws: S128 / D64

Thursday, Jan. 25, 2024
Final results

Women’s singles, semifinals

[2] Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) def. [4] Coco Gauff (USA) 76 (2) 64

[12] Zheng Qinwen (CHN) def. [Q] Dayana Yastremska (UKR) 64 64

Men’s doubles, semifinals

[2] Rohan Bopanna (IND) / Matthew Ebden (AUS) def. Tomas Machac (CZE) / Zheng Zhizhen (CHN)  63 36 76 [10-7]
Simone Bolelli / Andrea Vavassori (ITA) def Yannick Hanfmann / Dominik Koepfer (GER) 63 36 76 [10-5]

Women’s doubles semifinal

[2] Hsieh Su-Wei (TPE) / Elise Mertens (BEL) def. [3] Storm Hunter (AUS) / Katerina Siniakova (CZE) 75 16 63

Legends

Tommy Haas (GER) / Radek Stepanek (CZE) def. Thomas Johansson / Robert Lindstedt (SWE) 36 63 [10-8]

Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) / Li Na (CHN) def. Iva Majoli (CRO) / Andrea Petkovic (GER) 61 62

Casey Dellacqua / Mark Philippoussis (AUS) def. Alicia Molik (AUS) / Marcoa Baghdatis (CYP) 46 62 [10-7]
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