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Queensland talent Zane Stevens has secured a semifinal spot in the 18/u boys’ singles competition at the 2023 December Showdown.
Melbourne, Australia, 7 December 2023 | Leigh Rogers
Zane Stevens is starring at this week’s 18-and-under Australian Championships, progressing to the semifinals in the boys’ singles and doubles competitions.
The 17-year-old from Queensland posted a commanding 6-2 6-2 singles quarterfinal victory today against Victorian Daniel Jovanovski at Melbourne Park.
“I thought it was the best match I’ve played this tournament,” Stevens said. “He’s got a pretty good serve, so I had to return really well. I feel like I played really smart and didn’t lose focus.”
The 15-year-old Jovanovski won their previous meeting this season, in the semifinals at an ITF J60 tournament on the Gold Coast.
“I was probably the most…
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