Khachanov drops out of Australia Open

Khachanov drops out of Australia Open

PanARMENIAN.Net - Russian-Armenian tennis player Karen Khachanov failed to reach the quarter finals of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park on Sunday, January 21.

Jannik Sinner, the No 4 seed, won against Khachanov, the No 15 seed, 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 to reachthe quarter-finals of the Australian Open.

The Italian, who finished 2023 by defeating world No 1 Novak Djokovic twice in the span of 10 days, has passed his first real test at the year’s first Grand Slam. Khachanov, a semi-finalist at the Australian Open last year, did not lie down and hand victory to Sinner.

Earlier in the tournament, Khachanov, ranked No 15, beat German Daniel Altmaier (5-7, 6-3, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (3)), American qualifier Aleksandar Kovacevic (6-4, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3) and Tomas Machac (6-4, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 7-6 (5)), Tennis Majors reports.

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