Tennis – Australian Open 2019: Cilic’s Fightback, Nadal, Federer Into The Next Round

Marin Cilic

Marin Cilic delivered an electrifying rebound to beat Fernando Verdasco in five sets at the Australian Open on Friday.

6th seed Cilic was taking off in the third round as he trailed after two sets, however a mix of his assurance and Verdasco’s iniquity turned the match on its head.

Rafael Nadal had little trouble as he crushed Alex de Minaur in straight sets, while Roger Federer was comparatively predominant against Taylor Fritz.

Frances Tiafoe guaranteed there remains an American in the men’s draw, however, as he crushed Andreas Seppi. Grigor Dimitrov will currently go up against Tiafoe subsequent to beating Thomas Fabbiano in three sets.

Federer will confront Stefanos Tsitsipas, who thumped out Nicoloz Basilashvili.

Having just observed Cilic cut into his two-set lead, Verdasco still had a gigantic chance to secure an agitated success in the fourth-set tiebreak. Serving for the match, he twofold blamed.

The Spaniard looked disheartened, swinging to his container for an answer that was not imminent. Starting there onwards, it appeared to be unavoidable that Cilic would total an improbable turnaround.

Cilic rose a 4-6 3 6-1 7-6 (10-8) 6-3 victor following four hours and 18 minutes to end the night in style at Margaret Court Arena, setting up a gathering with Roberto Bautista Agut in which he just should begin more grounded.

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