Australian Open 2018, Day 11: Marin Cilic, Caroline Wozniacki and Simona Halep book final spotshttps://indianexpress.com/article/sports/tennis/australian-open-2018-live-day-11-angelique-kerber-simona-halep-marin-cilic-melbourne-semifinals-5038372/

Australian Open 2018, Day 11: Marin Cilic, Caroline Wozniacki and Simona Halep book final spots

Australian Open Day 11: Marin Cilic, Caroline Wozniacki and Simona Halep registered wins on Thursday to book their spots in the final.

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Australian Open: Marin Cilic beat Kyle Edmund to enter final. (Source: Reuters)

Second seed Caroline Wozniacki defeats 37th ranked Elise Mertens, who is on her Melbourne debut, 6-3, 7-6 (2) in an impressive fashion in the first match on Day 11 of Australian Open in the women singles semifinals on Thursday. With the win, Wozniacki made it to her first Australian Open final. World No. 1 Simona Halep defeats Angelique Kerber 6-3, 4-6, 9-7 in an intense match to reach her maiden final, where she will face Wozniacki in a battle of the top two seeds. The final will be a fight for the first Grand Slam title and the No. 1 ranking will be on the line. In the men’s singles, Marin Cilic booked the spot in the final after beating Kyle Edmund in straight sets. The sixth seed, who benefited in the quarterfinals from Rafa Nadal’s injury retirement, ended Edmund’s dream run 6-2, 7-6, 6-2. Here are the key updates from Rod Laver Arena:

Australian Open Day 11:

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