Australian Open 2021 LIVE: Osaka and Williams to face off in blockbuster as Djokovic meets Karetsev for spot in final

Video: Stefanos Tsitsipas on his breakthrough win

Naomi Osaka, right, burst onto the scene with her 2018 US Open final win over Serena Williams.Credit:Invision

About last night ….

And what a night it was …

Rafael Nadal is out of the Australian Open after losing to Stefanos Tsitsipas, who in a career-defining performance came back from two sets to love down to triumph over the Spanish legend and win an instant classic five-set match.

Tsitsipas defeated Nadal 3-6, 2-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-4, 7-5 in a four-hour marathon on Rod Laver Arena, the 22-year-old Greek becoming only the third player to beat Nadal from two sets to love down, along with Roger Federer and Fabio Fognini.

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Stefanos Tsitsipas.Credit:Getty Images

Hello tennis fans

It’s a golden summer’s day in Melbourne. Fans are back at Melbourne Park for the first time since last Friday. There’s a couple of ripping matches today, starting with Naomi Osaka versus Serena Williams for a spot in the final.

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