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Anderson sweeps past Dimitrov to reach Toronto Masters semi-finals
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Anderson sweeps past Dimitrov to reach Toronto Masters semi-finals

Published by , Friday 08/10/18 20:42

South African fourth seed and Wimbledon runner-up Kevin Anderson crushed fifth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 6-2 to reach a Masters semi-final for just the second time in Toronto on Friday.

Anderson swept past the reigning ATP World Tour Finals champion in a rematch of their 2014 quarter-final duel in Canada when Dimitrov claimed one of his six wins against the South African.

Anderson hadn't defeated the Bulgarian for six years but he was in command throughout on Friday to reach his second career Masters 1000 semi-final having also made the last-four on clay in Madrid in May.

The big South African rolled into the semis in just 66 minutes, breaking four times while managing only a modest 11 aces.

He will play either second seed and defending champion Alexander Zverev of Germany or Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas, who stunned Novak Djokovic in the third round, for a place in Sunday's final.

Dimitrov will now head for the Cincinnati Masters where he is the defending champion.

Source: AFP

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Keep going Wozniacki
lakeo lakeo il y a 2 heures
I bet you want it because you cant wiin without it. Oh yeah, not to mention your besties with serena. Tennis is a sport where you think for yourself and solve problems. Coaching poisons the purity of the game. The fact that most other sports allow coaching is what makes tennis extra special. Dont change what's not broken.
Nik Kulokoski Nik Kulokoski il y a 4 heures
Federer was lucky to win this one. Hopefully his form will improve in the next rounds.
IJD IJD il y a 5 heures
"It's not an excuse and we are not going to make a fuss over it" But it happend really long time ago, and I dragged it for a really long time, and it really hurt, so I really couldn't play my forehand....... it's okay now, but if I lose tomorrow I believe the pain came back......
hgi.195b hgi.195b il y a 6 heures
Embrace the big stage or get bitten by it.
Hope Foster Hope Foster il y a 14 heures
I feel like this tournament should be treated like a GS, and not allow coaching. I mean, it's worth 1500 pts and these are the top 8 players in the world. Shouldn't need it.
Anticipate Anticipate il y a 14 heures