MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Lest anyone get the idea that Stefanos Tsitsipas upset of Roger Federer was a fluke, the 20-year-old from Greece followed it up by beating No. 22 seed Roberto Bautista Agut 7-5, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (2) at the Australian Open on Tuesday to become the youngest Grand Slam semifinalist since 2007.
That was a great win. It got peoples attention, Tsitsipas said about his fourth-round stunner against two-time defending champion Federer on Sunday. My biggest challenge was to stay concentrated, stay focused, in order to show that the previous victory didnt happen accidentally.
Cheered on by a loud, flag-waving contingent of Greek fans inside and outside Rod Laver Arena, Tsitsipas again displayed his varied skill set, with 22 aces, 30 more winners than unforced errors (68-38) and a nose for getting to the net.
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