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'I flew like a little bird,' says Stefanos Tsitsipas after huge win over Rafael Nadal

Stefanos Tsitsipas Australian Open

Stefanos Tsitsipas said he 'flew like a little bird' in his amazing win over Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open.

Tsitsipas overcame a two set deficit to storm to a sensational win over the world number two in the Australian Open quarterfinal.

Afterwards he could hardly keep his emotions in check, saying in his on-court interview that what he was feeling was 'indescribable.'

"I don't know what happened after the third set," Tsitsipas said. "I flew like a little bird.

Tsitsipas will now face fourth seed Daniil Medvedev in the semi-final after the Russian overcame compatriot Andrey Rublev in straight sets.

The Greek ace is aware of how tough it will be but it's a test he is really looking forward to.

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"He is an opponent that plays really very well," Tsitsipas said. "A lot of consecutive wins and in good shape, everyone knows he is playing well.

"I need to recover, have a good ice bath and take it day by day.

"He is going to give me a very difficult time but each single match I get to play in Australia is bliss."

Medvedev is currently on a 19 game winning streak and has won his last ten matches against top ten opposition.

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