De Minaur downs fresher Seppi to win Sydney International title
De Minaur downs fresher Seppi to win Sydney International title
Alex de Minaur blasts Australian Open organizers over their schedule
14 January, 2019, 18:12
Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Ashleigh Barty 1-6, 7-5, 7-6 (3) in the women's singles final on Saturday at the Sydney International.
Jordan Thompson also made the last 64 after beating veteran Spaniard Feliciano Lopez in straight sets, 6-1, 7-6 (9-7), 6-3, and John Millman came through in four sets to defeat Argentina's Federico Delbonis 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7-3), 6-2.
The 19-year-old Australian assumed control of the match in hot conditions when he broke Simon in his first service game, before wrapping up the match in 94 minutes.
Overjoyed by the experience, the world number 29 told reporters after the match, "it's surreal". Things got complicated once more in the tiebreak when the Aussie had to recover a minibreak in 3 occasions, but eventually this was his night, and he finally conquered the title in his home city.
"I came out and absolutely wouldn't be the player I am today if I didn't go".
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Down in the first set and looking in trouble in the second, the two-time Grand slam victor fought her way back to edge out Barty in a three-set thriller 1-6, 7-5, 7-6 (3).
The results continued an inspiring showing for the local contingent, with a trio of young Australians on debut - Astra Sharma, Zoe Hives and Kimberly Birrell - having kicked off proceedings earlier on day one.
"It was such a great final, to be honest". "I think they are punishing Aussies for playing deep in their home tournaments and I think that's not what they should be doing". I couldn't have left anything more out on the court. "I was cramping in the end".
"You know, I'm excited to get out there and try and play my best tennis for myself, my team and the Australian public, but there is certainly no extra pressure from them". I played three times in the night, so for me it was totally different conditions, which from the beginning I feel very, very slow.
Considered somewhat of a warm up to the Australian Open in Melbourne next week, the finalists will now make the trip south to battle it out for the prestigious Grand Slam.
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