The sensation at Roland Garros, it is the very young Amanda Anisimova (WTA 53). On the seventeen-year-old age, the talented American on Friday for the first time in the semi-finals of a grand slam tournament. Anisimova switched on the world’s number three, Simona Halep easily in their own work as “the best tennis of her life, as usual.”
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Anisimova wipte the Romanian titelverdedigster with eloquent ease into the quarter-finals. After 1 hour and 8 minutes was for the 6-2, 6-4 final score on the board at the Court Philippe-Chatrier. In the five matches on the Parisian clay, the authorities in the Us the game is still not set.
“I felt really good on the track. I was not nervous, but just be motivated and happy that I have such a topmatch presented was”, replied Anisimova later. “I am well aware of what my abilities are. I know that I can play tennis, and I must say that today has been proven.”
Due to the heavy rains of the past few days, Anisimova on Friday in the semi-final battle, though her presence felt at the Australian, Ashleigh Barty (WTA 8). But it makes Us thrill is not the point of this. “I am very happy that I have Friday at the track can go, because I’m not in the mood to have one more day to wait.”
Anisimova, the youngest musician since in the Czech Nicole Vaidisova in 2007 at the Australian Open in the semi-finals of a grand slam tournament was reached. She was also the youngest American who is successful, since Venus Williams the US Open 1997).