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Stefanos Tsitsipas defeats Mikael Ymer and goes to the fourth round

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Greek star Stefanos Tsitsipas qualifies for the fourth round of the Australian Open after a straight-set victory over Mikael Ymer.

After an exciting five sets against Thanasi Kokkinakis On Thursday, Tsitsipas did a quick job on Ymer, who was also the Greek star’s training partner during quarantine, 6-4 6-1 6-1.

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“I think I showed good tennis quality today. Mike is someone I have known for a long time and it is very important for me to have battles like this against him and for the next one. generation of tennis, too, “he said. After the game.

“We all worked really hard to get to where we are today.”

This is the second time Tsitsipas, 22, has made the fourth round at Melbourne Park after reaching the semi-finals in 2019, where he beat Roger Federer in the fourth round to advance. He will face Matteo Berrettini or Karen Khachanov on Monday.

With Melbourne’s five-day quick lockdown introduced the night before, Tsitsipas admitted his match tonight was “certainly different”, but said he hoped he could stay in the tournament long enough to see spectators return to Melbourne. Park.

“Mentally, it was quite unexpected, I didn’t expect it,” he said after the game.

“It’s definitely different without a crowd, I’ll tell you. Different atmosphere, different atmosphere.

“I’m pretty sure if I hold on and get more matches the crowd will come back, it’s just five days.

“I’ll be happy to see them again.”

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