The fourth racket of the world Greek tennis player Stefanos Tsitsipas made it to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open – 2023.
- Tsitsipas defeated the 16th racket of the world Italian Yannick Sinner.
- The Greek star extended his win streak this year to eight matches.
- The victory led him to defeat Lehecka for a place in the semi-finals.
In the fourth round match, Tsitsipas defeated the 16th racket of the world Italian Yannick Sinner with a score of 6:4, 6:4, 3:6, 4:6, 6:3. The meeting lasted 4 hours and 2 minutes.
The Greek tennis player fired 12 times, made three double faults and converted five break points out of 11. Sinner scored 11 aces, three double faults and four converted break points out of 26 earned.
The victory led him to defeat Lehecka for a place in the semi-finals after the 21-year-old Czech defeated Felix Auger-Aliassime.
“It was a long match, I felt like I spent an entire century on this court playing tennis,”said Tsitsipas
The total prize fund of the competition in Melbourne amounted to $ 51,384,291. Its current champion is the Spaniard Rafael Nadal, who left the current draw in the second round.