Hubert Hurkacz, the Polish tennis player, once again displayed his exceptional skills and determination as he secured a spot in the semi-finals of the ATP tournament in Shanghai by defeating Fabian Marozsan in three thrilling sets.
Hurkacz fought hard to reach the quarter-finals, dispatching Kokkinakis and Hsu in two sets. His match against Zhang was a grueling test, but he clinched victory in two tie-breaks.
In the quarter-finals, Marozsan proved a tough opponent. Hurkacz struggled with break point opportunities, but eventually leveled the set at 4-4. However, Marozsan won the first set 6-4.
Hurkacz bounced back with determination in the second set, executing a breakthrough and maintaining momentum. He won the set 6-1, and the deciding set was a captivating battle. A 40-stroke exchange favored Hurkacz, and he broke Marozsan impressively, securing the set 6-3 and the match in three sets.
Now, Hurkacz looks forward to the semi-finals, where he will face the winner of the Ben Shelton vs. Sebastian Korda matchup.
Hubert Hurkacz – Fabian Marozsan 2-1 (4-6, 6-1, 6-3)