Hubert Hurkacz Stefanos Tsitsipas Win

“It’s a perfect win for me,” Hubert Hurkacz vanquishes Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach Miami Open semi-finals

Hubert Hurkacz fought from a set down to turn the match and claim a second career win against no. 2 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas.

Stefanos Tsitsipas has bowed out at the quarter-final stage of the Miami Open to in-form Pole Hubert Hurkacz, 2-6 6-3 6-4.

“I was trying to keep fighting and that’s what I did so I’m super pumped and happy that I was able to turn this match around,” Hurkacz said following his impressive victory.

“He was returning very well and I had to play a lot of rallies,” he continued.

“At the beginning of the match I tried to go for too much so I tried to adapt my game a little bit.”

Hurkacz was teetering on the edge of an exit in the second set. 2-6 0-2 15-40 down, the Pole staved off multiple break points to hold his serve before regrouping to win the set and eventually the match.

“It’s so big [to be in the semi-finals], especially in front of the crowd here in Miami,” Hurkacz added. The result means he makes his first ever Masters 1000 semi-final.

“It’s a perfect win for me and I can’t wait for the next match.”

Hubert Hurkacz’s edge seemed to be return of serve, taking advantage of Tsitsipas’ second serve in particular, winning 57% of points against it. Hurkacz will face world No. 8 Andrey Rublev for a place in the final.

Read about Rublev’s win over Sebastian Korda here.

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