Finally after many expectations, fears, controversies, controversies and hopes, the Australian Open 2021 has begun, the first Grand Slam of the season that will be played at Melbourne Park from 8 to 21 February, with the presence of a part of the crowd in the stands.
All the greatest tennis players on the planet have therefore made an appointment in Melbourne to play one of the most fascinating and important sporting events of the sporting season, the first real appointment with great tennis after the appetizer of the ATP and WTA events in Melbourne the week before the Australian Open.
There is no Roger Federer, who will return on the court in the next ATP Doha event. Novak Djokovic has played and won nine of the nine semifinals he played at the Australian Open. After a rather troubled ride, seasoned by some physical problems and some controversy, the Serbian champion also beat Aslan Karatsev, absolute protagonist of the Slam downunder, with the final score of 6-3 6-4 6-2.
one between Stefanos Tsitsipas and Daniil Medvedev. Below the highlights of the match.