Hurkacz comes back unexpectedly and frustrates Tsitsipas

Pole Hubert Hurkacz rallied from Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas' lead to reach the semi-finals of a Masters 1000 for the first time in his career.

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Pole Hubert Hurkacz overcame the initial lead of Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas (2-6, 6-3 and 6-4) to secure the victory in Miami and reach, for the first time in his career, the semifinals of a Masters 1000.

The 24-year-old tennis player from Wroclaw frustrated the Hellenic, who conceded his fifth loss of the season and was left out of the race for success in a tournament with high expectations after the elimination of the first seed, Russia's Daniil Medvedev against the Spanish Roberto Bautista.

The Pole, 37th in the world and who this year added the triumph in Delray Beach to the one he achieved in 2019 in Winston Salem, his only successes so far, maintained the type despite the overwhelming start of Tsitsipas and the overwhelming balance against in the precedents.

Hurkacz, who needed two hours and 22 minutes to beat the Greek, had lost in four of the five previous games against the Hellenic. The most recent a few weeks ago in Rotterdam. It fell in the most recent. He could only beat him in Montreal in 2019.

In his second participation in Miami, the Polish tennis player will face in the semifinals against the winner of the match between the American Sebastian Korda and the Russian Andrei Rublev, fourth seed.

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