Nadal knocked out down under as Tsitsipas sets up Medvedev Semi

Feb 17th ,2021 Rafael Nadal has been knocked out of the Australian open by Greek fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas in a five set thriller. Tsitsipas fought back from two sets down to reach the Australian Open semi-finals with a  3-6 ,2-6, 7-6 , 6-4, 7-5 victory in Melbourne and will paly Daniil Medvedev .

Fourth seed Medvedev beat compatriot Andrey Rublev to reach the last four at the Australian Open for the first time.

The 25-year-old won 7-5 6-3 6-2 as his childhood friend Rublev, who was seeded seventh, struggled in the 29C temperatures at Melbourne Park.

ATP Finals champion Medvedev now puts a 19-match unbeaten streak on the line against Tsitsipas, who needed over four hours to overcome Nadal.

“I’m speechless, I have no words to describe what just happened on court,” said Tsitsipas, who was still out of breath in his on-court interview.

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