Cameron Norrie accomplished an unbelievable comeback from two units right down to beat Giulio Zeppieri 3-6 6-7 (4-7) 6-2 6-4 6-4 to succeed in the third spherical of the Australian Open.
The match featured two rain delays and a number of medical timeouts for Norrie as he dug deep to arrange a last-32 conflict with world No 11 Casper Ruud.
It is simply the third time Norrie has come again from two units right down to win at a Grand Slam in his profession.
Zeppieri made a flying begin by taking the primary set in 32 minutes and broke early within the second, just for Norrie to interrupt again as he requested a medical timeout.
At 6-5 up on the Zeppieri serve, Norrie was 0-30 forward however misplaced the following 4 factors which compelled a tie-break. Zeppieri dominated the tie-break and was on track to upset the Briton.
There have been two rain delays within the center and on the finish of the third set which Norrie received as momentum modified. A recent Norrie broke firstly of the fourth and held serve regardless of needing extra therapy in the course of the set.
Within the decider, Zeppierei obtained a break level probability within the third recreation however Norrie saved it and obtained a break of his personal when it mattered most to go 5-4 up, then held serve to guide a spot within the final 32 in Melbourne for the third time in his profession.
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