Tsitsipas blows Federers chances down under

Roger Federer’s chances of winning a third consecutive Australian Open title were ended as 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas lit up the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne.

The Greek, who was not born when Federer made his professional debut, has rapidly established himself as one of the most exciting up-and-coming talents in the game and backed it up spectacularly with a 6-7, 7-6, 7-5, 7-6 victory to move through to a first slam quarter-final.

After the match, Federer said that at times, it was very frustrating.

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