Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas, seeded number 1 at the Sydney International had his hands full against number 8 seed Andreas Seppi.

Tsitsipas took the first set 6-4, however, the Italian’s strong hard court game had the Greek tennis star struggling in the second and after three consecutive break points, he lost the set 4-6.

The crowd witnessed long rallies and the third set was very tight, however, Tsitsipas’ lost his serve and the Italian won the Quarter Final match 6-4, 4-6, 4-6.

*Photos courtesy of TAΣΣOΣ BOUZOUKI