/Tennis: Fifth seed Anderson knocked out of Australian Open in four sets

Tennis: Fifth seed Anderson knocked out of Australian Open in four sets


Tennis – Australian Open – Second Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 16, 2019. South Africa’s Kevin Anderson reacts during the match against Frances Tiafoe of the U.S. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian Open fifth seed Kevin Anderson lost his second round match to Frances Tiafoe 4-6 6-4 6-4 7-5 in a major upset on the third day of the Grand Slam on Wednesday.

The Wimbledon finalist took a medical time-out mid-way through the four-set match.

American Tiafoe will play Italy’s Andreas Seppi in the third round.

Reporting by Jonathan Barrett in Melbourne; editing by Amlan Chakraborty

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