Rafael Nadal Upset in Four Sets, Three Tiebreakers in Australian Open Quarterfinals

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Rafael Nadal’s quest to tie Roger Federer’s record 20 Grand Slam titles will have to wait as he fell to Dominic Thiem in the Australian Open Quarterfinals. The four-hour, four-set match included three tiebreakers that resulted in Thiem’s 7-6, 7-6, 6-4, 7-6 victory. The loss ends Nadal’s career-best streak of seven-straight Grand Slam semifinals appearances. Thiem earns his fifth semis appearance, his first at the Australian and his first-ever win over Nadal. SI’s Amy Campbell breaks down the epic match.