Scottie Scheffler and Rory McIlroy, semifinals

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Scottie Scheffler and Rory McIlroy, semifinals
Scottie Scheffler and Rory McIlroy, semifinals (Provided by Tennis World USA)

In Texas another great test for Scottie Scheffler and Rory McIlroy, among the four finalists of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play. In Austin, after dominating the qualifying round, the American Scheffler - world number 1 and reigning champion - first beat (1 up the final result) his compatriot James Tyree Poston in the round of 16 and then defeated (2&1) in the fourth place for Australian Jason Day completing a great comeback.

Same goes for McIlroy.

Scottie Scheffler, results

The Northern Irishman, third in the world ranking, got the better (2 up) of the Australian Lucas Herbert and then ruled (1 up) the American Xander Schauffele, gold medalist at the Tokyo Games.

The two big names on the green could therefore challenge each other in the very final, but first they will have to overcome the competition respectively of Sam Burns (Scheffler's opponent in the semifinal) and Cameron Young who, like them, have won all five matches played so far.

With these statements, Scheffler extended WGC-Dell's match hitting streak to ten. And now he will try to become the second player in the history of the competition (which offers 20 million dollars, of which 3.5 will go to the winner), after Tiger Woods (2003-2004), to defend the title.

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