Day 10 of the Australian Open saw Coco Gauff continue her impressive run, overcoming Marta Kostyuk in a thrilling three-set battle to reach her first ever Grand Slam semifinal. Despite dropping the second set, Gauff showed maturity and resilience to dominate the decider, setting up a potential rematch with Aryna Sabalenka.
Meanwhile, a major upset rocked the women’s draw as qualifier Lin Zhu stormed past Anett Kontaveit in straight sets. The unheralded Chinese player displayed unwavering confidence and aggressive baseline play, leaving the Estonian former world No. 2 stunned and dispirited. Zheng now finds herself just two wins away from an improbable fairytale title, adding another layer of intrigue to the remaining women’s semifinal matchups.
Last updated on 24 Jan 2024 - 19:31