Alex de Minaur stays undefeated in Mexico in 2023, advancing to the ultimate of the ATP occasion in Los Cabos after a three-set win over Dominik Koepfer.
Los Cabos, Mexico
Alex de Minaur toughed out a two-and-a-half hour battle in opposition to Dominik Koepfer to achieve his third last of 2023.
The Australian additionally prolonged his profitable streak in Mexico to 9 matches, after eliminating Koepfer 6-2 6-7(5) 6-1 within the Los Cabos semifinals on Friday night.
In March, De Minaur received his first profession ATP 500 title in Acapulco, and his continued his love-affair with Mexico this week.
He’ll face both Stefanos Tsitsipas or Borna Coric within the last.
De Minaur had misplaced his solely earlier assembly with Koepfer and was dealing with the prospect of a second-set shut-out when Koepfer was serving with a 4-0, 40-30 lead.
But the Aussie did remarkably effectively to drive a tiebreak, through which he constructed a 4-2 lead.
It will need to have stung to lose the set after working so arduous to work his means again into it, however fifth seed De Minaur remained centered within the third to finish a difficult match.
He has received 5 of his six matches thus far throughout this North American summer time hard-court swing, and can goal an eighth ATP title from his thirteenth profession last.
Aussies in motion – Los Cabos
Males’s singles, semifinals
 Alex de Minaur (AUS) d  Dominik Koepfer (GER) 6-2 6-7(5) 6-1
Males’s doubles, quarterfinals
Cristian Rodriguez (COL)/Diego Hidalgo (ECU) d Rinky Hijikata (AUS)/William Blumberg (USA) 7-6(5) 4-6 [10-7]
Males’s singles, last
 Alex de Minaur (AUS) v TBC
Males’s doubles, semifinals
Andrew Harris (AUS)/Dominik Koepfer (GER) v Cristian Rodriguez (COL)/Diego Hidalgo (ECU)
Washington DC, United States
It was a combined day within the US capital for Australia’s Jordan Thompson, who superior to his first ever ATP 500-level quarterfinal, solely to return a number of hours later and exit the event.
As a consequence of relentless rain suspending play on Thursday, Thompson was on Friday compelled to finish his third-round match in opposition to Christopher Eubanks, and play his quarterfinal in opposition to high seed Taylor Fritz.
Thompson improved his head-to-head report in opposition to Eubanks to 3-0 courtesy of a 6-2 6-2 win.
Returning to courtroom on Friday night, he then fell 6-3 6-3 to Fritz, who improved his profitable streak to seven matches after profitable final week’s Atlanta title over one other Aussie, Aleksandar Vukic.
Nonetheless, Thompson is anticipated to rise 16 locations to world No.55 in subsequent week’s rankings, because of his spectacular Washington DC efficiency.
Aussies in motion – Washington DC
Males’s singles, third spherical
Jordan Thompson (AUS) d  Christopher Eubanks (USA) 6-2 6-2
Males’s singles, quarterfinals
 Taylor Fritz (USA) d Jordan Thompson (AUS) 6-3 6-3
Ladies’s doubles, quarterfinals
Laura Siegemund (GER)/Vera Zvonareva d  Ellen Perez (AUS)/Nicole Melichar-Martinez (USA) 6-4 3-6 [10-6]
Males’s doubles, quarterfinals
[WC] Mackenzie McDonald (USA)/Ben Shelton (USA) d Matt Ebden (AUS)/Juan Sebastian Cabal (COL) 6-4 3-6 [10-8]
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