In the Open championship of Australia on tennis in the men’s singles decided the first participants 1 / 4 finals.
Last year’s Australian Open champion Roger Federer in 3 hours and 50 minutes yielded the 15th racket of the world to Stefanos Zizipus. In his defeat of the Swiss can only blame himself – Federer earned 12 break points, but never made a single break. The turning point in the match was the ninth game of the second set with the score 4:5 Zizipus on his serve played four set-bol and started his way to the biggest victory in his career.
The defeat of Zizipus was Federer’s first in 17 matches at the Australian Open. Thus, at the Australian Open for the first time in 2016 will have a new champion.
Rafael Nadal in the match with Tomas Berdych yourself to make a mistake is not allowed. A few exciting moments to the fans the king of clay was organized only at the end of the third set when the score was 4:5 played a set-bol. Nadal for the 11th time in his career came in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open, where
will play 21-year-old American Francis Tiago, who sensationally walked Grigor Dimitrov.
Australian Open in a single day lost not only last year’s champion and finalist. Marin Cilic in four-hour battle lost Roberto
Bautista-Agut, who on the way to the quarterfinals won three pyatisetovy Thriller.
Add that Stephanos Zizipus, Roberto Bautista-Agut and Francis Tiafoe for the first time in his career, will play in the quarterfinals of a Grand slam tournament.
The results of the matches of the fourth round:
Zizipus Stefanos (Greece, 15) — Roger Federer (Switzerland, 3) – 6:7, 7:6, 7:5, 7:6
Francis Tiago (USA) – Grigor Dimitrov (Bulgaria, 20) – 7:5, 7:6, 6:7, 7:5
Rafael Nadal (Spain, 2) – Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) – 6:0, 6:1, 7:6
Marin Cilic (Croatia, 7) – Roberto Bautista-Agut (Spain, 24) – 7:6, 3:6, 2:6, 6:4, 4:6
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