Aussie teen De Minaur’s epic fightback books final with Zverev

Washington, Aug 5:
Australian 19-year-old Alex De Minaur saved four match points and advanced to ATP Washington Open final, where he will face third-ranked defending champion Alexander Zverev.
The Aussie teen outlasted 20-year-old Russian Andrey Rublev 5-7, 7-6 (8/6), 6-4 after two hours and 52 minutes while 21-year-old German Zverev ousted Greek teen Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-2, 6-4.
“It’s one of the biggest wins of my career,” De Minaur said.
“Dug deep and never gave up. Couldn’t be prouder of myself.”
De Minaur, ranked 72nd, won the last six points of the tie-breaker to force a third set, then broke 46th-ranked Rublev in the final game, winning on his fourth match-point chance when the Russian double faulted.(Agencies)