Tiafoe, Fritz Reach Tokyo Final; Djokovic, Tsitsipas Advance to Astana Open Final

published: Oct, 08, 2022

by: TC Staff

Saturday’s action at the Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships in Tokyo saw two Americans reach the finals.

First up, No. 3 seed Taylor Fritz defeated No. 7 seed Denis Shapovalov 6-3, 6-7(5), 6-3 in two hours and 14 minutes. Fritz will next face No. 4 seed Frances Tiafoe, who dispatched Soonwoo Kwon 6-2, 0-6, 6-4. The pair have met on five occasions, with Fritz leading 4-1. As always, Betway will have great odds on the final.

Japan Open Final Odds:

Taylor Fritz: 1.72
Frances Tiafoe: 2.10

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Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships—Tokyo, Japan

Semifinal Results:

(3) Taylor Fritz Defeats (7) Denis Shapovalov 63 67(5) 63
(4) Frances Tiafoe Defeats Soonwoo Kwon 62 06 64

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Astana Open—Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

Semifinal Results:

(4) Novak Djokovic Defeats (2) Daniil Medvedev 46 76(6) Ret.
(3) Stefanos Tsitsipas Defeats (5) Andrey Rublev 46 64 63

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