MELBOURNE, Australia — Sebastian Korda reached the primary Grand Slam quarterfinal of his profession by beating Tenth-seeded Hubert Hurkacz in a fifth-set tiebreaker on the Australian Open on Sunday.
Korda’s 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 1-6, 7-6 (10-7) victory over Hurkacz adopted up a third-round win towards 2021 US Open champion Daniil Medvedev, who had reached the ultimate at Melbourne Park every of the previous two years.
Korda is a 22-year-old American whose father, Petr, gained the 1998 championship on the event. Korda’s mom was an expert tennis participant, too, and his two older sisters play professional golf.
The Twenty ninth-seeded Korda will face 18th-seeded Karen Khachanov for a spot within the semifinals.
Khachanov eradicated Yoshihito Nishioka in straight units earlier Sunday.
The lads’s fourth-rounders additionally scheduled for Sunday: No. 3 Stefanos Tsitsipas vs. No. 15 Jannik Sinner, and No. 6 Felix Auger-Aliassime vs. unseeded Jiri Lehecka.