Twenty-year-old Frances Tiafoe had the win of his career on Wednesday at the Australian Open, when the American upset fifth seed Kevin Anderson 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, 7-5 in the second round.
The 20-year-old Tiafoe trailed by a set and 3-0 in the second Wednesday before turning the match around as Anderson's big serve slowed down because of problems with his right arm.
American youngster Frances Tiafoe has stunned the tennis world with a massive upset and a celebration to match on day three of the Australian Open.
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"I've seen him play some really good matches over the years", Federer said of the one-time world No 41.
World number 39 Tiafoe, who is into the third round at Melbourne Park for the first time, equalling his best ever Grand Slam result, next plays veteran Italian Andreas Seppi.
"It's all about competing, how bad you want it and I want it real bad". Meanwhile, the man who put out Isner in the first round, Reilly Opelka, all 213cm of him, was cut down to size by 173cm Thomas Fabbiano 6-7 (15) 6-2 6-4 3-6 7-6 (5).
"I grew up watching a lot of the guys I play today", Fritz said to media.
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It's brilliant and it's fantastic to have this boy around as he's not only a fantastic player, he's an even better person. Robertson finished his first season at Anfield by playing in the Champions League final against Real Madrid in Kiev.
Anderson was the runner-up at Wimbledon a year ago and at the U.S. Open in 2017 and had won all three previous matchups against Tiafoe.
Cilic was the runner-up here to Roger Federer a year ago and is seeded No. 6 this time.
"I was so glad when it ended because it felt so long".
The Spaniard overcame an early first set challenge from the Australian, who should have secured a break-of-serve with the scores locked at 3-3.
Federer also maintained his 100 percent record of reaching the third round at the Australian Open - 20 times in a row.
Nishioka, who was seeking to make his first third-round appearance at a Grand Slam tournament, finished with four aces and 23 winners compared to Khachanov's 16 aces and 49 winners in the 2-hour, 2-minute match.
After two tougher-than-expected sets, Federer broke Evans' serve to take a 3-1 lead in the third set and served out the match. Tiafoe, whose parents emigrated to the United States from Sierra Leone, said spending time with 23-time grand slam victor Williams helped him, even if they didn't achieve any wins together in Perth.
In men's doubles, the Bryan brothers opened with a 7-6 (4), 7-6 (1) win over Alex Bolt and Marc Polmans. No. 5 Sloane Stephens opened the day in Rod Laver Arena with a 6-3, 6-1 victory over her junior doubles partner Timea Babos.