Stefanos Tsitsipas Australian Open Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal dumped out of the Australian Open after sensational Stefanos Tsitsipas comeback


Stefanos Tsitsipas has dumped Rafael Nadal out of the Australian Open with a sensational comeback win in the quarter-final.

The Greek ace looked down and out when he was comprehensively overpowered in the opening two sets of the match.

At that point, the win looked a mere formality for Nadal, but Tsitsipas had other ideas, producing a comeback for the ages to claim a 3-6, 2-6, 7-6, 6-4, 7-5 win.

“I am speechless,” Stefanos Tsitsipas said after downing Rafael Nadal. “I have no words.

“My tennis speaks out for itself. It is an unbelievable feeling to be able to fight at such a level.

“Todays performance was… is started nervous. I don’t know what happened after the third set. I flew like a little bird. Indescribable”

“Holding me nerve is a very important element. I would also give a big part of my win to being able to be consistent with my mood and staying calm.

“I have been working on keeping everything to myself. It’s something I am really happy with, and the attitude I had out on the court.”

Stefanos Tsitsipas Australian Open Rafael Nadal
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