Slovenian tennis player Tamara Zidansek struggled to advance to the semi-finals of the Adelaida International 2 women’s draw. Zidansek won in two tie-breaks American Lauren Davis 7-6 (4) and 7-6 (7). The Slovenian will now seek a place in the final against American Alison Riske, who went through the withdrawal of her compatriot Madison Brengle when the match marched 3-3 in the first set.
The American woman spent less trouble on the other side of the picture Coco Gauff, who beat Croatian Ana Konjuh 6-3, 6-4 in just over an hour and 20 minutes. Gauff will face his compatriot Madison Keys in the semifinals, who stopped the Russian Liudmila Samsonova in three sets by 6-3, 3-6 and 6-3.
Rinderknech surprises Khachanov and the Kokkinakis phenomenon continues.
In the men’s draw, Frenchman Arthur Rinderknech surprised the third seed for the title, Russian Karen Khachanov, 7-6 (7) and 7-5 and will face his compatriot Corentin Moutet in the semifinals, who beat Brazilian Thiago Monteiro by a double 6-4. In the other semifinal they will face the Croatian Marin Cilic, who beat Tommy Paul 6-4, 2-6 and 6-3, and the great surprise of the tournament, the Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis, who defeated his compatriot Aleksandar Vukic by 6-7 (5), 6-3 and 6-2.