Australian Open 2017: Mirjana Lucic-Baroni beats Karolina Plisokva to strech semi-finals

Mirjana Lucic-Baroni

Lucic-Baroni won a Australian Open doubles pretension in 1998

Croatia’s unseeded Mirjana Lucic-Baroni dissapoint Czech fifth seed Karolina Plisokva to strech a Australian Open semi-finals – 18 years after she reached a same theatre during Wimbledon.

The 34-year-old kick Plisokva 6-4 3-6 6-4, and goes on to face Serena Williams or Johanna Konta.

Lucic-Baroni frequency played in a early years of a century since ofa array of personal issues.

“I can’t trust this, this is crazy,” pronounced a universe series 79.

“The usually thing we can contend is God is good. we can’t trust I’m in a semi-finals again. we feel a small bit in startle right now.

“I know this means a lot to each actor though to me this is overwhelming, this has truly done my life and all bad that has happened OK.”

Lucic-Baroni was a tennis prodigy, winning youth titles during a Australian and US Opens, and winning a Australian Open doubles with Martina Hingis in 1998.

She went on to strech a semi-finals during Wimbledon a following year, losing to Steffi Graf.

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