MELBOURNE, Australia — Sebastian Korda reached the primary Grand Slam quarterfinal of his profession by beating Tenth-seeded Hubert Hurkacz in a fifth-set tiebreaker on the Australian Open on Sunday.

Korda’s 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 1-6, 7-6 (10-7) victory over Hurkacz adopted up a third-round win towards 2021 US Open champion Daniil Medvedev, who had reached the ultimate at Melbourne Park every of the previous two years.

Korda is a 22-year-old American whose father, Petr, gained the 1998 championship on the event. Korda’s mom was an expert tennis participant, too, and his two older sisters play professional golf.

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The Twenty ninth-seeded Korda will face 18th-seeded Karen Khachanov for a spot within the semifinals.

Khachanov eradicated Yoshihito Nishioka in straight units earlier Sunday.

The lads’s fourth-rounders additionally scheduled for Sunday: No. 3 Stefanos Tsitsipas vs. No. 15 Jannik Sinner, and No. 6 Felix Auger-Aliassime vs. unseeded Jiri Lehecka.

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