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.