Djokovic stunned by Greek teen Tsitsipas in Toronto

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Tsitsipas saved two match points before clinching the quarterfinal win on a double-fault as he stunned the second seed and defending Rogers Cup champion 3-6, 7-6 (11), 6-4 on Friday afternoon.

Tsitsipas, the 19-year-old rising star, took two hours and 17 minutes to beat Djokovic in his first-ever match against the ninth-seeded Serbian, a victor of four Canadian Open titles and a 13-time Grand Slam champion.

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

Tsitsipas had beaten seventh seed Dominic Thiem to set up a meeting with Djokovic, the ninth seed, but said his triumph over the former world number one was the best of his career. He's the youngest player to beat three top-10 players in one tournament since Rafael Nadal - who also was 19 - in 2006 at Monte Carlo.

Tsitsipas will face fourth-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa in Saturday's semifinals at Aviva Centre.

Nadal is next scheduled to face Croatian Marin Cilic, who beat Argentina's Diego Schwartzman 6-3, 6-2.

Swiss wild card Stan Wawrinka played the shot of the Rogers Cup in Toronto as he went down to top seed Rafael Nadal on Thursday. "I feel like I'm playing well", Zverev said.

The favourite was much improved in the second set but still could not shake off Tsitsipas, needing to save two late break points as his opponent closed on victory. But Tsitsipas broke in his first return game of the third set and never looked back. I tried few a things that I didn't try before and I played a bit better. "I didn't play well". "That's what I needed, a match like this to be a little more confident".

Also, Karen Khachanov of Russian Federation beat 12th-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain 6-4, 7-6 (3), and Ilya Ivashka of Belarus topped American Ryan Harrison 7-6 (5), 6-4.

Tsitsipas, who turns 20 on Sunday, relied on his serve and forehand combination to get by Djokovic, who was competing in his first tournament since collecting his 13th grand slam title at the All England Club last month. Italy's Fabio Fognini, the No. 14 seed coming off a victory at Los Cabos, fell out with a 6-3, 7-5 (14) loss to Canada's Denis Shapovalov.

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