Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Jannik Sinner result, highlights as Greek third seed survives incredible comeback at Australian Open

Stefanos Tsitsipas’ dreams of a maiden Grand Slam title are still alive as the third seed survived a gutsy comeback from 15th seed Jannik Sinner 6-4 6-4 3-6 4-6 6-3 at Rod Laver Arena on Sunday night.

The Greek raced out to a two-sets-to-love lead and looked odds on for a comfortable win until the Italian flipped the match on its head, winning the third and fourth sets.

Sinner looked the favourite heading into the fifth set but the world No.4 dug deep and won the match in exactly four hours.

Tsitsipas will now face rising Czech Jiri Lehecka in the quarter-finals, who dismissed sixth seed Felix Auger-Aliassime in four sets.

The Sporting News provided live score updates, highlights and commentary for the match below.

Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Jannik Sinner final score

  1st set 2nd set 3rd set 4th set 5th set
[3] Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) 6 6 3 4 6
[15] Jannik Sinner (ITA) 4 4 6 6 3

Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Jannik Sinner live blog, updates, highlights

Fifth set – Tsitsipas serve, Tsitsipas 6-3 Sinner

  • 15-0: Sinner clubs a forehand long in the rally.
  • 30-0 Unreturned serve that Sinner dumps into the net.
  • 30-15: The Greek just misses the off forehand wide.
  • 40-15: Pure power from Tsitsipas. He will have two match points.
  • Game, set, match Tsitsipas: The Greek hits a forehand winner to weather the storm and make the quarters.

Fifth set – Sinner serve, Tsitsipas 5-3 Sinner

  • 15-0: The Greek floats his return too long.
  • 15-15: A wild swipe by Sinner goes wide.
  • 30-15: Sinner crunches a crosscourt forehand for a winner.
  • 40-15: Sinner puts away the forehand. Looks like he will make Stefanos serve it out.
  • 40-30: The 15th seed hooks a forehand wide.
  • Game Sinner: Tsitsipas will try to serve it out.

Fifth set – Tsitsipas serve, Tsitsipas 5-2 Sinner

  • 15-0: Unreturned serve.
  • 30-0: And another. The Greek piling the pressure on.
  • 40-0: 210km/h ace down the T.
  • 40-15: Another frame by Tsitsipas. Goes long.
  • Game Tsitsipas: An unreturned serve. What a fightback by the third seed.

Fifth set – Sinner serve, Tsitsipas 4-2 Sinner

  • 0-15: Sinner nets.
  • 0-30: The Greek moves Sinner around and forces the long shot. Huge chance here.
  • 0-40: Wow. Sinner hits deep and it’s three break points to Stefanos.
  • 15-40: Tsitsipas slips and Sinner massages the winner.
  • 30-40: An ace saves another break point. One to go.
  • Break Tsitsipas: Against all momentum, the Greek breaks as Sinner hits too deep.

Fifth set – Tsitsipas serve, Tsitsipas 3-2 Sinner

  • 15-0: Unreturned serve.
  • 30-0: Sinner hits long from the serve.
  • 30-15: Tsitsipas misses the off forehand wide.
  • 40-15: Sinner blazes the forehand long. This has been a solid game from the Greek.
  • Game Tsitsipas: Sinner’s passing shot goes long and Tsitsipas holds.

Fifth set – Sinner serve, Tsitsipas 2-2 Sinner

  • 0-15: Sinner misses another smash. He is shaky overhead at the moment.
  • 0-30: Double fault. Loose game from the Italian so far. Chance for the Greek.
  • 0-40: The Italian goes long and it’s three break points.
  • 15-40: Tsitsipas frames the second serve. Off his backhand again. Happening often.
  • 30-40: Sinner just catches the line and wins the point. Wow. Two break points saved.
  • 40-40: He saves all three with an unreturned serve. What a fight by Sinner.
  • Adv Sinner: Stefanos leaves a drop shot short. Doesn’t even reach the net.
  • Game Sinner: Wow. He holds from 0-40. He is definitely the favourite for this match.

Fifth set – Tsitsipas serve, Tsitsipas 2-1 Sinner

  • 15-0: Tsitsipas gets the first point with a deft drop volley.
  • 15-15: The Greek nets on the run.
  • 30-15: Unreturned serve.
  • 30-30: Double fault. Pressure is rising.
  • 40-30: Sinner clubs the second serve long.
  • Game Tsitsipas: Unreturned serve and the Greek edges in front again.

Fifth set – Sinner serve, Tsitsipas 1-1 Sinner

  • 15-0: Tsitsipas frames the backhand long.
  • 30-0: Unreturned serve.
  • 40-0: Another drop shot winner. The shot has worked amazingly well.
  • Game Sinner: Easy hold as the Greek hits long on the backhand side again.

Fifth set – Tsitsipas serve, Tsitsipas 1-0 Sinner

  • 15-0: Sinner misses an easy smash after an incredible point. Wow.
  • 30-0: Unreturned serve.
  • 30-15: The Greek misses the drop shot.
  • 40-15: Sinner goes wide with the return.
  • Game Tsitsipas: An ace gets the Greek the opening game.

Fourth set – Sinner serve, Tsitsipas 4-6 Sinner

  • 0-15: Sinner nets. Can Tsitsipas get some momentum?
  • 15-15: An ace down the T for the Italian.
  • 30-15: Another ace. Sinner two points from the set.
  • 30-30: Double fault for Sinner. Pressure is rising here.
  • 30-40: Stefanos’ return floats long. And it’s set point.
  • Game, set Sinner: What a comeback from the Italian. We are going five.

Fourth set – Tsitsipas serve, Tsitsipas 4-5 Sinner

  • 15-0: The Greek crunches a winner off Sinner’s return.
  • 30-0: Sinner drives into the net.
  • 40-0: Unreturned serve.
  • Game Tsitsipas: The world No.4 hits a forehand winner. Sinner to serve to take us to a fifth.

Fourth set – Sinner serve, Tsitsipas 3-5 Sinner

  • 15-0: Sinner gets the first point.
  • 30-0: He forces Tsitsipas into an error.
  • 40-0: Tsitsipas nets.
  • Game Sinner: Easy service hold for the Italian.

Fourth set – Tsitsipas serve, Tsitsipas 3-4 Sinner

  • 0-15: What a point at the net by Sinner.
  • 0-30: The Italian again comes out on top at the net.
  • 0-40: Tsitsipas sprays wide. Three break points for a double break.
  • 15-40: One saved as Sinner nets after Tsitsipas’ deep backhand.
  • 30-40: Two saved as the Italian goes long this time.
  • 40-40: And an ace means he survives all three.
  • Adv Tsitsipas: An unreturned serve.
  • Game Tsitsipas: He saves three break points and he holds on.

Fourth set – Sinner serve, Tsitsipas 2-4 Sinner

  • 0-15: The Greek gets the first point,
  • 15-15: Tsitsipas error levels the game.
  • 30-15: Another forced error from the Greek. Sinner is looking hard to break.
  • 40-15 Tsitsipas misses by inches again. 
  • Game Sinner: Unreturned serve. And the Italian keeps the foot down.

Fourth set – Tsitsipas serve, Tsitsipas 2-3 Sinner

  • 0-15: Sinner creams a winner off the first serve.
  • 15-15: But hits an ace on the next point.
  • 15-30: The Greek nets. A double break would be huge here.
  • 15-40: Tsitsipas just misses the backhand and it’s two break points.
  • 30-40: An ace by the Greek saves one. In by a millimetre.
  • 40-40: And he saves both with an unreturned serve.
  • Adv Sinner: A wild swipe by the Greek goes wide.
  • 40-40: Tsitsipas hits the smash.
  • Adv Tsitsipas: Sinner goes long on the return.
  • Game Tsitsipas: Unreturned serve gets the Greek the game.

Fourth set – Sinner serve, Tsitsipas 1-3 Sinner

  • 0-15: Sinner goes too deep after a long rally.
  • 15-15: Tsitsipas goes way too deep with his backhand. The Greek looks in trouble here.
  • 30-15: Sinner executes the overhead smash. 
  • 30-30: Tsitsipas gets a point at the net.
  • 40-30: The Italian’s excellent serve is hit back long by the third seed.
  • Game Sinner: He consolidates the break and we look like we are going five sets.

Fourth set – Tsitsipas serve, Tsitsipas 1-2 Sinner

  • 0-15: Return winner off the first serve by the 15th seed.
  • 15-15: Sinner is off-balance and the world No.4 takes advantage with a winner.
  • 30-15: The Italian misses wide of the left sideline.
  • 40-15: Tsitsipas serves and volleys but Sinner misses the pass long.
  • 40-30: A backhand drifts long from the Greek.
  • 40-40: Wow. Tsitsipas’ drop shot doesn’t even make the net.
  • Adv Sinner: Break point to the Italian. This would be huge.
  • 40-40: The Greek uses the serve/volley tactic and Sinner nets the pass.
  • Adv Sinner: A drop shot gets the Italian another break point.
  • Break Sinner: Wow. Are we going five sets? Tsitsipas can’t pass Sinner and we are on here.

Fourth set – Sinner serve, Tsitsipas 1-1 Sinner

  • 15-0: The Greek nets.
  • 30-0: Tsitsipas hits too deep as he attacks the second serve.
  • 40-0: Sinner drops a forehand winner on the baseline.
  • Game Sinner: Stefanos misses well wide. Two easy holds.

Fourth set – Tsitsipas serve, Tsitsipas 1-0 Sinner

  • 15-0: After Stefanos gets a change of kit, he wins the first point as Sinner hits long.
  • 30-0: Sinner goes long again.
  • 40-0: And again. He barely made an error in the last6 set and now three in succession.
  • Game Tsitsipas: Sinner hits well wide. Cold start.

Third set – Sinner serve, Tsitsipas 3-6 Sinner

  • 15-0: Sinner to serve for the set. Tsitsipas nets.
  • 30-0: Ace down the T for Sinner. Two points away.
  • 40-0: Another ace. Out wide this time. Three more set points.
  • Game, set Sinner: A third straight ace and he gets the set. The Italian is fighting.

Third set – Tsitsipas serve, Tsitsipas 3-5 Sinner

  • 0-15: Tsitsipas lob goes long. He isn’t happy. Thought it was in.
  • 0-30: Sinner is making his move. He crunches a forehand winner. The set is looking like his.
  • 15-30: Tsitsipas comes in to serve/volley and Sinner just misses the pass.
  • 15-40: Sinner steps to hit a winner off the second serve. Two set points. The Italian is back.
  • 30-40: Sinner goes wide as Stefanos comes in to the net.
  • 40-40: Tsitsipas saves both set points as Sinner nets.
  • Adv Sinner: The Italian gets the pass by. What an impressive set by him. Another set point.
  • 40-40: Sinner nets off the first serve.
  • Adv Tsitsipas: The Greek drills a crosscourt backhand for a winner.
  • Game Tsitsipas: Sinner nets the drop shot and Tsitsipas stays alive in the set. Saved three set points.

Third set – Sinner serve, Tsitsipas 2-5 Sinner

  • 15-0: Another drop shot by the Italian. This shot is working well for him.
  • 30-0: Unreturned serve.
  • 40-0: Tsitsipas hits wide.
  • Game Sinner. An ace secures the easy hold.

Third set – Tsitsipas serve, Tsitsipas 2-4 Sinner

  • 15-0: Sinner’s passing attempt goes long.
  • 30-0: Second serve ace down the middle.
  • 30-15: Another brilliant drop shot by Sinner.
  • 40-15: Tsitsipas gets Sinner on the move and forces the unreturned defensive shot.
  • Game Tsitsipas: 204km/h ace down the middle.

Third set – Sinner serve, Tsitsipas 1-4 Sinner

  • 0-15: Tsitsipas rips a backhand off the paint.
  • 15-15: Sinner comes to the net and makes the volley.
  • 15-30: Tsitsipas executes the drop, Sinner gets there but can’t recover in time.
  • 30-30: Unreturned serve.
  • 30-40: Sinner misses the drop shot by a mile into the net. Break back point.
  • 40-40: The Italian nails the drop shot this time. Deuce. 
  • Adv Sinner: Jannik has a chance to consolidate the break.
  • 40-40: Sinner frames the forehand winner attempt.
  • Adv Sinner: The 15th seed comes forward and smashes a forehand in the corner.
  • Game Sinner: He consolidates the break as Tsitsipas nets from the serve.

Third set – Tsitsipas serve, Tsitsipas 1-3 Sinner

  • 15-0: Sinner nets from the first serve.
  • 30-0: Tsitsipas smashes a winner after a quality first serve.
  • 30-15: An excellent return by Jannik sees Tsitsipas net the volley.
  • 40-15: Serve/winner from the Greek.
  • 40-30: Serve/volley from Tsitsipas but he volleys into the net.
  • 40-40: The Greek makes an error and we go to deuce.
  • Adv Sinner: From nowhere, the Italian has another break point. He pumps his fist.
  • 40-40: Sinner attempts the pass but Tsitsipas guesses the right way and makes the volley.
  • Adv Sinner: Tsitsipas floats a shot wide and it’s another break point.
  • 40-40: The third seed catches the line with a backhand. Six break points saved in the last two service games for the Greek.
  • Adv Sinner: The Italian lands the passing shot and it will another break point.
  • Break Sinner: A drop shot earns the break for the Italian. Can he get back in the game?

Third set – Sinner serve, Tsitsipas 1-2 Sinner

  • 0-15: A long rally sees Sinner blink first. Pressure rises.
  • 15-15: Tsitsipas drifts a backhand wide.
  • 30-15: The Greek hits too deep.
  • 40-15: Tsitsipas drills a backhand long. Sinner looking for a comfortable hold.
  • Game Sinner: And he gets it with the drop shot.

Third set – Tsitsipas serve, Tsitsipas 1-1 Sinner

  • 0-15: Tsitsipas blasts into the net.
  • 15-15: Sinner goes long.
  • 15-30: Sinner smashes a winner off the Tsitsipas second serve.
  • 15-40: The Greek misses a forehand and it’s two break points for Sinner.
  • 30-40: An ace down the T saves one.
  • 40-40: Sinner hits too long and both are saved.
  • Adv Tsitsipas: An unreturned serve gets game point.
  • 40-40: A Tsitsipas error brings back deuce.
  • Adv Sinner: A wild backhand from the Greek gives Sinner another break point.
  • 40-40: The Italian hits long. That’s three break points saved.
  • Adv Sinner: The 15th seed keeps the pressure on, forcing Tsitsipas to hit wide.
  • 40-40: An unreturned serve.
  • Adv Tsitsipas: Another unreturned serve.
  • Game Tsitsipas: A wild swing by Sinner and the Greek holds. Crucial.

Third set – Sinner serve, Tsitsipas 0-1 Sinner

  • 15-0: Tsitsipas nets.
  • 30-0: After a decent rally, the Greek floats a shot wide.
  • 30-15: Sinner’s turn to miss wide.
  • 40-15: Few errors by the world No.4 and Sinner is keen to get an easy service game.
  • 40-30: Sinner double faults.
  • 40-40: A comfortable looking game gets hairy. Sinner goes long and it’s a deuce.
  • Adv Sinner: An error from the Greek brings up another game point.
  • 40-40: A pinpoint backhand is unreturned by the Italian.
  • Adv Sinner: A fourth game point for Sinner as he draws the error.
  • 40-40: Sinner volleys long from the serve/volley attempt.
  • Adv Sinner: Sinner brings the Greek in with a drop, who floats a shot long.
  • Game Sinner: Unreturned serve.

Second set – Tsitsipas serve, Tsitsipas 6-4 Sinner

  • 0-15: Error by the Greek.
  • 15-15: Sinner attacks the serve but misses the shot.
  • 30-15: The Italian sprays a forehand wide. Tsitsipas edging closer to the set.
  • 30-30: The ball bounces up for Stefanos, but he nets with the big forehand.
  • 30-40: Sinner crunches a forehand on the line. Break point.
  • 40-40: Tsitsipas given a time violation. Sinner nets the serve. Deuce.
  • Adv Tsitsipas: An ace secures a set point for the Greek.
  • 40-40: The third seed goes too long with the big forehand.
  • Adv Tsitsipas: Sinner nets and it’s a second set point.
  • Game, set Tsitsipas: Sinner comes forward to the second serve but can’t lift it over the net. Tsitsipas with as stranglehold on this match.

Second set – Sinner serve, Tsitsipas 5-4 Sinner

  • 0-15: Tsitsipas attacks the second serve and Sinner eventually makes the error.
  • 0-30: A great rally but Sinner nets. Trouble here for the Italian.
  • 0-40: Three break points. Stefanos comes to the net and hits a volley winner.
  • Break Tsitsipas: The Greek makes an amazing forehand pass. He will serve for the set.

Second set – Tsitsipas serve, Tsitsipas 4-4 Sinner

  • 15-0: One-two punch by the Greek and he gets the first point.
  • 30-0: Servers well on top here. Sinner’s defensive lob floats well long.
  • 40-0: Unreturned serve.
  • 40-15: The third seed slices wide.
  • Game Tsitsipas: Ace down the T. 

Second set – Sinner serve, Tsitsipas 3-4 Sinner

  • 15-0: Tsitsipas’ return floats too deep.
  • 30-0: Sinner aces down the T. His third.
  • 40-0: The Italian defends well and then out of nowhere hits a backhand winner. Superb.
  • Game Sinner: Ace down the T. The Italian is going well.

Second set – Tsitsipas serve, Tsitsipas 3-3 Sinner

  • 15-0: Tsitsipas moves Sinner around and forces the error.
  • 15-15: The Greek smashes a forehand too long.
  • 15-30: Tsitsipas just misses the volley lob. Pressure is rising on the Greek.
  • 30-30: However, an ace does the trick. Out wide. His second of the night.
  • 40-30: An unreturned serve earns game point for the Greece star.
  • Game Tsitsipas: Sinner tries to run around the second serve but ends up netting the forehand.

Second set – Sinner serve, Tsitsipas 2-3 Sinner

  • 15-0: Sinner is on a roll now. He executes the smash.
  • 30-0: And then a drop shot, with Tsitsipas slipping.
  • 30-15: The Italian nets after a deep Tsitsipas return.
  • 40-15: Sinner bunts a forehand winner down the line after Tsitsipas left the wing open going for it himself.
  • 40-30: Tsitsipas hangs in there with some more big forehands.
  • Game Sinner: Sinner wins the game with as drop shot. Stefanos didn’t even bother chasing.

Second set – Tsitsipas serve, Tsitsipas 2-2 Sinner

  • 15-0: Amazing drop volley by the third seed. Sinner has no answers at the moment.
  • 15-15: A great forehand by Sinner sees Tsitsipas net,
  • 15-30: Sinner’s turn to play an excellent angled drop volley. Small opening here.
  • 30-30: Forehand wing is open for the Italian but he misses. Could have brought up break points.
  • 30-40: Tsitsipas nets and it’s a break point for the 15th seed.
  • Break Sinner: He is back in the game as he belts the passing shot past the Greek.

Second set – Sinner serve, Tsitsipas 2-1 Sinner

  • 0-15: Sinner’s two volleys aren’t good enough and Stefanos executes the pass.
  • 15-15: Sinner nails the drop volley this time though.
  • 30-15: Unreturned serve.
  • 30-30: Both players slug it out but Sinner misses. Common theme as the rallies get longer.
  • 30-40: Sinner misses a forehand winner just wide and it’s break point.
  • Break Tsitsipas: Sinner can’t return a devastating backhand from the Greek. That’s the break.

Second set – Tsitsipas serve, Tsitsipas 1-1 Sinner

  • 15-0: Tsitsipas wrongfoots Sinner with a huge forehand winner.
  • 30-0: Sinner nets off the second serve.
  • 40-0: Another wild shot by Sinner goes well wide. Easy game coming the Greek’s way.
  • 40-15: Tsitsipas slices long after Sinner plays an excellent deep backhand.
  • 40-30: The Greek misses the forehand winner down the line.
  • Game Tsitsipas: Sinner attacks the second serve but Stefanos uses the kick serve and forces an error.

Second set – Sinner serve, Tsitsipas 0-1 Sinner

  • 15-0: Sinner forces an unreturned serve.
  • 30-0: Tsitsipas’ backhand floats narrowly wide.
  • 30-15: Sinner again goes long into the wind.
  • 40-15: Ace down the T at 194km/h.
  • Game Sinner: Tsitsipas slices into the net. The Italian pokes his nose in front.

First set – Tsitsipas serve, Tsitsipas 6-4 Sinner

  • 15-0: Sinner nets going down the line.
  • 30-0: Another winner for the Greek. Forehand. Two points from the set.
  • 40-0: Sinner slices wide after Tsitsipas’ sizzling slice. Three set points.
  • 40-15: Sinner makes a good return and Tsitsipas goes wide.
  • Game, set Tsitsipas: Sinner wildly blasts wide and the Greek gets on the board first.

First set – Sinner serve, Tsitsipas 5-4 Sinner

  • 0-15: Sinner comes to the net but can’t return Tsitsipas’ pass.
  • 15-15: The Greek slices well wide.
  • 30-15: Brilliant passing shot by Sinner. He moves well. The Italian is up-and-about.
  • 30-30: This is a slug fest now. Tsitsipas creams a forehand and Sinner can’t get it back.
  • 30-40: Sinner’s forehand looked like it was going in but it clips the net cord and goes wide. Break point.
  • Break Tsitsipas: The Greek will serve for the set as Sinner goes long.

First set – Tsitsipas serve, Tsitsipas 4-4 Sinner

  • 15-0: The third seed swings an ace out wide.
  • 15-15: Sinner attacks the second serve and Tsitsipas frames it out.
  • 15-30: Double fault by the Greek. Was that caused by Sinner’s second serve attack?
  • 15-40: Sinner hits an incredible winner off the first serve. Two break back points.
  • 30-40: An unreturned serve relieves half the pressure.
  • Break Sinner: Brilliant by the Italian. He hits the backhand winner and we are back on serve.

First set – Sinner serve, Tsitsipas 4-3 Sinner

  • 15-0: Tsitsipas tries a wild passing shot but it’s wide.
  • 30-0: Sinner hits a winner.
  • 40-0: Excellent defensive volley by the Italian drops in.
  • 40-15: What a running forehand by Tsitsipas.
  • 40-30: Tsitsipas brings Sinner forward, who nets his slice.
  • Game Sinner: Tsitsipas nets and the Italian stays in touch.

First set – Tsitsipas serve, Tsitsipas 4-2 Sinner

  • 15-0: Sinner drifts a forehand too long.
  • 15-15: The Greek drives a forehand into the net.
  • 30-15: Serve/forehand winner combo by the world No.4.
  • 40-15: Sinner’s defensive lob is long. Easy game looming for Stefanos.
  • Game Tsitsipas: Sinner is well beaten as Tsitsipas curls a forehand winner.

First set – Sinner serve, Tsitsipas 3-2 Sinner

  • 15-0: Sinner gets off to a great start
  • 30-0: The Italian is looking for a comfortable service game.
  • 40-0: Sinner bashes a winner down the line.
  • Game Sinner: And the 15th seed gets an easy hold as he attempts to claw his way back into the set.

First set – Tsitsipas serve, Tsitsipas 3-1 Sinner

  • 15-0: The Greek gets the first point as Sinner can’t clear the net.
  • 30-0: After a long rally, Sinner floats a backhand wide.
  • 30-15: Sinner gets one back through a Tsitsipas error.
  • 40-15: Game point to the Greek as he forces a mistake.
  • Game Tsitsipas: The world No.4 marches on his way with a comfortable service game

First set – Sinner serve, Tsitsipas 2-1 Sinner

  • 0-15: Tsitsipas gets a lucky let cord from the return of the serve.
  • 15-15: The Greek nets.
  • 30-15: Tsitsipas chases down Sinner’s smash but misses the forehand down the line.
  • 40-15: Ace for Sinner. 197km/h.
  • 40-30: The third seed makes a great half-volley return and Sinner nets.
  • Game Sinner: An unreturned serve gets Sinner on the board.

First set – Tsitsipas serve, Tsitsipas 2-0 Sinner

  • 0-15: Sinner bunts a backhand winner down the line.
  • 0-30: An error by Tsitsipas gives an opening to Sinner to break back.
  • 0-40: Double fault and it’s three break points to Sinner.
  • 15-40: The Greek curls a forehand on to the line and saves one.
  • 30-40: Tsitsipas clobbers a forehand winner down the line. Two saved.
  • 40-40: Sinner hits too long off the serve and the third seed saves all three break points.
  • Adv Tsitsipas: Stefanos plays an approach shot, comes to the net and volleys a winner.
  • 40-40: Tsitsipas curls a forehand wide.
  • Adv Sinner: What a return by the Italian. Right on the line. Wow.
  • 40-40: But the Greek saves a fourth break point using his powerful forehand.
  • Adv Tsitsipas: Sinner goes long. This could be a pivotal game.
  • Game Tsitsipas: The world No.4 moves the Italian around to win the point and the game. He saved four break points.

First set – Sinner serve, Tsitsipas 1-0 Sinner

  • 0-15: Sinner blasts a forehand about two metres too deep.
  • 15-15: The Italian makes Tsitsipas scramble and then smashes an overhead winner.
  • 15-30: Tsitsipas executes a drop shot winner.
  • 15-40: Sinner again goes long and it’s two break points in the first game.
  • Break Tsitsipas: Sinner hits another shot too long and it’s a break to the Greek in the opening game.

7:06pm AEDT: Jannik Sinner has future Grand Slam winner stamped all over him. Has matched it with world No.1 Carlos Alcaraz recently. At 21 years old, is he ready to win a major?

7:05pm AEDT: Stefanos Tsitsipas is the top-ranked player remaining and the only Grand Slam finalist in the top half of the draw. Has his time come?

7pm AEDT: The players will be out shortly. This match will start in around 10 minutes.

Pre-match: Hello and welcome to The Sporting News’ live coverage of the Australian Open fourth round match between Stefanos Tsitsipas and Jannik Sinner from Rod Laver Arena.

Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Jannik Sinner head-to-head results

Tsitsipas and Sinner have met a total of five times throughout their career, with the Greek tennis player claiming victory four times.

Year Winner Score Event Stage
2022 Stefanos Tsitsipas 7-6(5) 6-2 ATP Masters 1000 Rome, Italy QF
2022 Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3 6-4 6-2 Australian Open, Australia QF
2021 Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3 6-3 Barcelona, Spain SF
2020 Jannik Sinner 6-1 6-7(9) 6-2 ATP Masters 1000 Rome, Italy R32
2019 Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3 6-2 ATP Masters 1000 Rome, Italy R32

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Time 8am BST 3am ET 3am ET 7pm AEDT

How to watch Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Jannik Sinner in the fourth round of the Australian Open

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TV channel Eurosport 1 or 2 ESPN/ESPN2 TSN1/TSN5 Channel 9
Streaming eurosport.uk ESPN+ and fuboTV TSN+ 9Now/Stan Sport

Australia: The Nine Network is the free-to-air broadcaster of the Australian Open 2023.

The Australian Open can also be watched on SmartTV’s 9Now and Stan Sport as well as 9Gem.

Fans can also stream the Australian Open through 9Now and Stan Sport.

UK: Coverage of the Australian Open 2023 will be broadcast in the UK live and exclusively on Eurosport.

Eurosport 1 and 2 will provide daily coverage of the action in Melbourne.

UK fans can also stream the Australian Open through the discovery+ app, the Eurosport app, or through eurosport.co.uk

USA: Tennis fans based in the United States will be able to watch this year’s Australian Open via ESPN. Matches will be broadcast on both ESPN and ESPN2.

ESPN+ and fuboTV will both offer live streaming during the 2023 Australian Open. FuboTV offers a free trial.

Canada: The 2023 Australian Open will be broadcast in Canada by TSN.

Matches will be shown on either TSN1 or TSN5.

Canadian fans are able to live stream the action from Melbourne Park on TSN+.

The full TSN+ broadcast schedule can be accessed here.  

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