Australian Open: Fedrer pulls of great escape; Nadal conquers Kyrgios; Stan is still the man

January 28, 2020

Lawn TennisAustralian Open 2020

  • Roger Federer pulled off one of the greatest escapes of his career on Tuesday, saving seven match points to come from two sets down and beat Tennys Sandgren for a place in the Australian Open semi-finals. In a drama-packed match, the normally ice-cool Swiss was slapped with a code warning for swearing and needed a rare medical timeout for a groin injury before winning 6-3, 2-6, 2-6, 7-6 (10/8), 6-3.
  • The Spanish top seed  Rafael Nadal came through a riveting clash on Rod Laver Arena 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (8/6), 7-6 (7/4) to end the gallant hopes of the Australian Nick Kyrgios, who came on court wearing an LA Lakers shirt in honour of Kobe Bryant.
  • Former Australian Open champion Wawrinka, turned back the clock in a vintage performance to stun world number four Daniil Medvedev, in five intense sets and win 6-2, 2-6, 4-6, 7-6 (7/2), 6-2.

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