Published: Sun, August 12, 2018
Sports | By Ivan Ross

Stan Wawrinka played the shot of the Rogers Cup against Rafael Nadal

Stan Wawrinka played the shot of the Rogers Cup against Rafael Nadal

"But I have to accept it, deal with it, and move on", he said of his 6-3, 6-7 (5/7), 6-3 defeat to Tsitsipas.

He earned his first match point with a cross-court forehand victor and clinched his two-hour, 18-minute victory with another one, dropping his racquet to the court with joy.

The World No.27 is through to the first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 quarter-final of his career.

It's not every day that you see two players who just faced off in a Grand Slam singles final take the doubles court together, but that's exactly what's happening in Montreal.

Novak Djokovic left of Serbia congratulates Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece after their match at the Rogers Cup men's tennis tournament in Toronto Thursday Aug. 9 2018
No Joke: Tsitsipas upsets Djokovic to reach Rogers Cup quarter-finals

'But I remained calm.

He held serve to open the set and wrong-footed Djokovic after the veteran served at deuce, setting up an overhead smash for the advantage before a brilliant backhand victor secured a 2-0 lead.

He took advantage of a Djokovic unforced error for an early break at 4-2 and used a few 210-km/h serves to take the first set by holding at love.

The 19-year-old Tsitsipas beat seventh-seeded Dominic Thiem and ninth-seeded Novak Djokovic to reach the quarterfinals.

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In other results, fourth seed and Wimbledon runner-up Kevin Anderson downed Ilya Ivashka of Belarus in straight sets.

"It's a dream of any kid out there in this world, any kid that's playing tennis, to beat these kinds of players", Tsitsipas said. He just played better in the decisive moments.

"I feel very proud for me, myself, and my country".

"I was serving well so that break was everything", Tsitsipas said. But I think one is good to give away to a top player, but two is, in my opinion, pushing it'. But the teenager converted all four of his break-point opportunities while Zverev was five for 14. "I would say I played OK". Tsitsipas lost to Zverev last week in Washington, D.C.in the semifinal.

India vs England, 2nd Test: Rain stops play, India reeling at 11/2
The first was the result of an absolutely stunning away swinger that bowled Murali Vijay off the fifth ball of the day. Pujara, who has shown in the past he can cope with typical English conditions, set off for a single off Anderson.

Veteran Dutchman Robin Haase advanced to the quarter-finals for the second consecutive year, beating Denis Shapovalov 7-5 6-2.

Raven Klaasen of South Africa and Michael Venus of New Zealand beat Americans Mike Bryan and Jack Sock 7-6 (5), 6-4 while Croatia's Nikola Mektic and Austria's Alexander Peya defeated Anderson and Djokovic 7-5, 7-5.

Play continues through Sunday at the US$5.94-million tournament on the York University campus.

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