- Spanish Lawn Tennis player, Rafael Nadal has been sent packing out of the quarter final stage of the Australian Open by Stefanos Tsitsipas from Greece
- Nadal had led by two sets and just needed to win the third set to qualify for the semi final before Tsitsipas rallied round and fought back with more vigour to win the next three sets
It was a sweet and an amazing victory for Tsitsipas, while it was a bitter and shocking defeat to Nadal.
Rafael Nadal lost by 6-3, 6-2, 6-7 (4/7), 4-6, 5-7 to Stefanos Tsitsipas in the quarter-finals a few moments ago.
The Spaniard has now lost three times after leading with two sets up in his entire Lawn Tennis career. The three players and the year Nadal lost from two sets up are given below:
Roger Federer (Miami, 2005); Fabio Fognini (US Open, 2015) and now Stefnos Tsitsipas (Australian Open, 2021)