Kokkinakis reaches ATP Challenger final in Romania | 3 October, 2021 | All News | News and Features | News and Events


Sibiu, Romania, 3 October 2021 | Leigh Rogers

Sibiu, Romania

Thanasi Kokkinakis has advanced to the final at an ATP Challenger in Sibiu.

The 25-year-old Australian lost only four points on serve during a dominant 6-2 6-1 semifinal win against Switzerland’s Marc-Andrea Huesler at the clay-court tournament.

The 57-minute victory sets up a final showdown with top-seeded Italian Stefano Travaglia. It will be Kokkinakis’ first career meeting with the world No.97.

This is world No.194 Kokkinakis’ second ATP Challenger final appearance this season, having also won a clay-court event in Italy in May.

The former world No.69 has won 11 of his past 14 matches and is yet to drop a set this week.

Aussies in action – Sibiu

RESULTS
Men’s singles, semifinals
[7] Thanasi Kokkinakis (AUS) d [6] Marc-Andrea Huesler (SUI) 6-2 6-1

COMING UP
Men’s singles, final
[7] Thanasi Kokkinakis (AUS) v [1] Stefano Travaglia (ITA)

San Diego, USA

Jordan Thompson and American partner Jackson Withrow have been eliminated in the semifinals at an ATP 250 tournament in San Diego.

Top-seeded Brits Joe Salisbury and Neal Skupski scored a 6-4 7-6(3) victory.

Austalia’s John Peers features in the other doubles semifinal later today.

Aussies in action – San Diego

RESULTS
Men’s doubles, semifinals
[1] Joe Salisbury (GBR)/Neal Skupski (GBR) d Jordan Thompson (AUS)/Jackson Withrow (USA) 6-4 7-6(3)

COMING UP
Men’s doubles, semifinals
[3] John Peers (AUS)/Filip Polasek (SVK) v Marcelo Arevalo (ESA)/Federico Delbonis (ARG)



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