February 26, 2024

Open Court

MORE TENNIS THAN YOU'LL EVER NEED

MELBOURNE, Australia – Canadians Gabriela Dabrowski and Erin Routliffe were going for their second consecutive Grand Slam women’s doubles final, with Jelena Ostapenko and Lyudmyla Kichenok on the other side of the net happily denying them that opportunity in the end.

And quad wheelchair athlete Robert Shaw was aiming at a doubles final, only to be denied by the eventual champions.

The two men’s semifinals and also the mixed doubles final were also on this Friday sked, with the iconic Hsieh Su-Wei winning her first major mixed title.

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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

Friday, Jan. 26, 2024
Final results

Mixed doubles final

[3] Hsieh Su-Wei (TPE) / Jan Zielinski (POL) def [2] Desirae Krawczyk (USA) / Neal Skupski (GBR) 67 (5) 64 [11-9]

Men’s singles, semifinals

[4] Jannik Sinner (ITA) def [1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) 61 62 67 (6) 63

[3] Daniil Medvedev (RUS) def. [6] Alexander Zverev (GER) 57 36 76 (4) 76 (5) 63

Women’s doubles, semifinal

[11] Lyudmyla Kichenok (UKR) / Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) def [4] Gabriela Dabrowski (CAN) / Erin Routliffe (NZL) 75 75

Quad Wheelchair doubles, semifinal

Andy Lapthorne (AUS) / David Wagner (USA) def [2] Heath Davidson (AUS) / Robert Shaw (CAN) 63 62

 

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