Australian Open: Federer enters semi-final after winning five-set thriller

NewDelhi: Swiss tennis star Roger Federer on Tuesday pulled off one of the greatest escapes of his career, saving seven match points to come from two sets down and beat Tennys Sandgren of USA for a place in the ongoing Australian Open semi-finals. Federer won the quarter final match against Sandgren at Rod Laver Arena to record his 102nd victory in the Australian Open. He surpassed his tally in Wimbledon (101) to make the Australian Open his most successful major tournament. The 20-time Grand Slam champion defeated the American 6-3, 2-6, 2-6, 7-6, 6-3 in the quarter-finals in a match that lasted for over three hours.


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