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Australian Open LIVE Results: Stefanos Tsitsipas cruises into third round, overcomes Sebastian Baez challenge

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Australian Open LIVE Results: Stefanos Tsitsipas has defeated Sebastian Baez of Argentina after a challenging battle. He kept his calm to register 7-6, 6-7, 6-3 & 6-4 victory after facing challenging first & second sets that entered tiebreaker. The riveting battle lasted for 3 hours and 22 minutes at Margaret Court Arena. He had earlier registered a straightforward victory in straight sets 6-2, 6-4, 6-3 against Mikale Ymer in the first round. For more sports news and Australian Open updates, follow us at InsideSport.IN

Australian Open LIVE Results: Stefanos Tsitsipas cruises into third round, overcomes Sebastian Baez challenge

There was not much of a difference between the two in the set as the man from Greece hit four aces in comparison to his opponent who went on to hit 3.

In terms of winners too Tsitsipas lead by a slight margin of 11-9. Baez was not the one to give up without a fight and he once again drew the French Open 2021 finalist to a tie-breaker. Unlike the first set this time the tie-breaker was not a one-sided affair as the Argentine turned it around 7-6 (7-5) to make it one set a piece.

In the second set Sebastian Baez went on to hit 14 winners in comparison to Stefanos who hit 12. But it was the number of unforced errors that proved to be costly for the Greek. Stefanos Tsitsipas conceded 14 unforced errors in comparison to Baez who conceded only eight.

The match did not look an easy one for the world no.4 but in the third set he served well as well as returned well too hitting two aces and a first serve win percentage of 86 to win the third set 6-3. The Greek also hit 11 winners in comparison to six winners from Sebastian Baez.

From there on there was no looking back for world no.4 Greek as he struck three aces and ten winners with a first serve win percentage of 93 to win the fourth set 6-4 as well as the match. With this win Stefanos Tsitsipas entered the third round in men’s singles of the Australian Open.

Game 1: Tsitsipas wins tie-breaker 7-6

Game 2: Baez fights back after another tie-breaker 7-6

Game 3: Tsitsipas takes 3rd set 6-3

Game 4: Tsitsipas won 6-4

Australian Open LIVE Results: Stefanos Tsitsipas cruises into third round, overcomes Sebastian Baez challenge

The Greek, who reached the finals of the French Open in 2021 is looking to win his maiden Grand Slam. He however didn’t had a good start to the season as he bowed out in the group stages in the ATP Cup. He is also returning after an elbow injury and didn’t participate in any of the tournament like the Adelaide International or the Sydney Open. He played the first round directly after recovering from the injury and he looked like he has come back to his groove when he played the first round.

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Where to watch Australian Open LIVE streaming?

The match will be streamed live on Sony Sports Network– SONY SIX or SONY LIV app in India.

Region Broadcaster
Africa beIN Sports, Supersport
South Africa Supersport
Australia Nine & Stan Sport
China CCTV, iQIYI, GreatSports Media
Japan WOWOW
Malaysia beIN Sports
Europe Eurosport, SSR SRG, Servus TV
France Eurosport
Germany Eurosport
Spain Eurosport
Switzerland Eurosport, SSR SRG
Russia Eurosport
Serbia Eurosport
India & Subcontinent Sony 6
Latin America & Caribbean ESPN International
Middle East beIN Sports
Qatar beIN Sports
Saudi Arabia beIN Sports
UAE beIN Sports
Canada TSN/RDS
North America & US Virgin Islands ESPN
USA ESPN
United Kingdom Eurosport
Singapore beIN Sports

Australian Open LIVE Results: Stefanos Tsitsipas crusises into third round, overcomes Sebastian Baez challenge

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