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Roger Federer’s bid for a hat-trick of Australian Open titles was crushed on Sunday as Greek wunderkind Stefanos Tsitsipas rose up to floor the Swiss master and become his nation’s first Grand Slam quarter-finalist.

In a match pitting the oldest and youngest players left in the men’s draw, the 20-year-old Tsitsipas overhauled Federer 6-7 (11), 7-6 (3), 7-5 and 7-6 (5) under the lights of Rod Laver Arena, sparking delirium among Greek fans out in force at Melbourne Park.

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