Stefanos Tsitsipas pulls off huge comeback to beat Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open

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Stefanos Tsitsipas has just pulled off one of the biggest upsets and comebacks in Australian Open history after the Greek came from two sets down to beat Tennis legend Rafael Nadal.

Tsitsipas will now advance to the semi-finals of the tournament after beating one of the favourites in Nadal who having gone two sets up looked on course to win.

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Unfortunately for Nadal the 22-year-old Greek had other ideas and despite being two sets down showed great composure as he mounted his comeback.

Following his victory Tsitsipas said‘I stayed calm and held my nerve, It was something I focused a lot on today, staying calm and holding my nerves is a very important element and I have been failing to do so in some of my matches.

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“I would also give a big part of my win today to being consistent with my mood, I have been working to try and keep everything to myself and it is also something I am really happy with, the attitude I showed on the court.’

The game finished Nadal 6-3 6-2 6-7 (4-7) 4-6 5-7 Tsitsipas with the Greek being the first person in 224 matches to beat Nadal when he was two sets to love up.

The game lasted four hours and five minutes and Tsitsipas will take on Daniil Medvedev in the semi-final.

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