Australian Open 2019: Stefanos Tsitsipas overcomes Roberto Bautista Agut | Tennis

Stefanos Tsitsipas’ dream Australian Open run continued with a four-set win over Roberto Bautista Agut within the quarterfinals Tuesday.

Tsitsipas moved into his first grand slam semifinal after a tricky 7-5, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-2) victory over the Spanish 22nd seed on Rod Laver Enviornment.

The 20-year-old, who’s the 14th seed, managed to again up his beautiful win in opposition to Roger Federer with one other success as Bautista Agut — coming off three five-set wins in 4 matches — drained late.

Awaiting Tsitsipas within the final 4 is both Rafael Nadal or Frances Tiafoe.

Tsitsipas took time to settle, falling behind an early break, however he recovered late within the first set.

As Bautista Agut struggled with the solar at one finish, Tsitsipas created set level within the 10th recreation with a forehand winner and transformed when the Spaniard despatched a backhand into the online.

A poor recreation noticed Tsitsipas hand over serve within the third recreation of the second set and this time Bautista Agut made no mistake on his approach to leveling the match.

For the third straight set, Bautista Agut went 4-2 up, solely to start to tire, dropping 4 consecutive video games.

Tsitsipas, who gave up a number of first serves attributable to time violations, took the set 6-Four after a slice backhand down the road.

Each gamers had been comfy on serve within the fourth set till the 12th recreation, when Bautista Agut saved a match level with an unbelievable forehand winner on his approach to forcing a tie-break.

Tsitsipas took a 3-Zero lead courtesy of a shocking backhand down the road and whereas Bautista Agut briefly responded, he closed out his victory.

STATISTICAL BREAKDOWN
Tsitsipas [14] bt Bautista Agut [22] 7-5, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-2)

WINNERS/UNFORCED ERRORS
Tsitsipas – 68/38
Bautista Agut – 50/32

ACES/DOUBLE FAULTS
Tsitsipas – 22/3
Bautista Agut – 6/2

BREAK POINTS WON
Tsitsipas – 4/11
Bautista Agut – 3/4

FIRST SERVE PERCENTAGE
Tsitsipas – 57
Bautista Agut – 69

PERCENTAGE OF POINTS WON ON FIRST/SECOND SERVE
Tsitsipas – 84/49
Bautista Agut – 73/55

TOTAL POINTS
Tsitsipas – 131
Bautista Agut – 126

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