Australian Open, Day 7: Tsitsipas stuns Federer, reaches quarters

Follow the live updates and results of day seven action of the Australian Open 2019.

Roger Federer will face off against Stefanos Tsitsipas in the round of 16 clash.   -  Getty Images

Follow the updates and results of day seven action of the Australian Open 2019.

  • Unseeded Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova defeats fifth seed Sloane Stephens 6-7 (3/7), 6-3, 6-3. She will go on to face Kerber's conqueror Danielle Collins in the quarters.
  • Federer is out! Tsitsipas clinches the fourth set to take the match 6-7(13-11), 7-6(7-3), 7-5, 7-6(7-5) - the biggest win of the 20-year-old's career and probably one of the best matches you'll this year.

That face speaks volumes

 

  • The first break of the match goes to Tsitsipas, takes the third set 7-5! The defending champion Federer trails 2-1 in the Round-of-16 match...
  • Federer and Tsitsipas are still locked in an epic contest. Neither's serve has been broken yet and the third set, too, could got into a tiebreaker as the score stands 5-5.
  • Roberto Bautista Agut prevails in a five-setter against Marin Cilic. The Spaniard is through to the quarterfinals with a 6-7 (6-8), 6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 win.
  • Tsitsipas fights back! The Greek levels proceedings by taking the second set 7-6 (7-3).

 

 

  • Federer takes the first set 7-6(13-11) after being stretched by Stefanos Tsitsipas.
  • Trivia: Roger Federer turned professional in July, 1998, one month before Tsitsipas was born(August 12, 1998).

 

  • Nadal through to the quarters! Tomas Berdych fights back in the third set to force a tiebreaker, but Nadal wins it 7-4 to take the match 6-0, 6-1, 7-6(7-4).

 

  • Frances Tiafoe beats 20th seed Grigor Dimitrov 7-5, 7-6(8-6), 6-7 (1-7), 7-5 in a thrilling round of 16 match at the Melbourne Arena.

 

  • Rafael Nadal in top gear today! The Spaniard wins first set 6-0 in no time, and leads the second set 3-0 against Tomas Berdych.

 

  • Danielle Rose Collins stuns second seed Angelique Kerber 6-0, 6-2 to enter the quarterfinals.

 

  • Grigor Dimitrov and Frances Tiafoe refusing to concede an inch in the men's singles round of 16 match. Tiafoe takes the first set 7-5 and wins the second set tiebreaker 8-6 to take the set 7-6. However, Dimitrov comes back strongly to take the third set 7-6 by winning the tiebreaker 7-1.

 

 

  • 15th seed Ashleigh Barty beats former Australian Open champion Maria Sharpova as she takes the deciding third set 6-4.

 

  • Maria Sharapova wins the first set 6-4, but Ashleigh Barty fights back to take the second set 6-1 to force the match into the decider.
  • Petra Kvitova soars into the quarterfinals with a straight set 6-2,6-1 win against Amanda Anisimova.

 

Results

Women's Singles

Petra Kvitova bt Amanda Anisimova 6-2, 6-1

Ashleigh Barty bt Maria Sharapova 4-6, 6-1, 6-4

Men's Singles

Frances Tiafoe bt Grigor Dimitrov 7-5, 7-6(8-6), 6-7 (1-7), 7-5

Rafael Nadal bt Tomas Berdych 6-0, 6-1, 7-6(7-4)

 

Day 7 Schedule

Women's Singles

Petra Kvitova (CZE x8) v Amanda Anisimova (USA)

Ashleigh Barty (AUS x15) v Maria Sharapova (RUS x30)

Sloane Stephens (USA x5) v Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS)

Danielle Collins (USA) v Angelique Kerber (GER x2)

Men's Singles

Tomas Berdych (CZE) v Rafael Nadal (ESP x2)

Marin Cilic (CRO x6) v Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP x22)

Frances Tiafoe (USA) v Grigor Dimitrov (BUL x20)

Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE x14) v Roger Federer (SUI x3)