Greek world No.4 Stefanos Tsitsipas surged into the semi-finals of the Australian Opendefeating Jiri Lehecka 6-3, 7-6 (2), 6-4 — after which made a daring play for Margot Robbie.
The 24-year-old, who’s seeking to break by means of for his first grand slam victory after falling brief within the 2021 French Open last, once more endeared himself to the house crowd by saying he’d wish to open a college in Victoria if he wins the match.
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He additionally had a cheeky message for Australian actress Robbie after his quarter-final win.
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“Australia is such an excellent nation. I like a whole lot of Aussie issues,” the third seed stated.
“One in every of my favorite actresses comes from Australia — Margot Robbie.”
Commentator Jim Courier prodded.
“Are you pitching proper now?” he stated.
“Are you making a proposal?”
Tsitsipas did not shrink back.
“It might be good to see her over there sooner or later,” he stated.
Courier continued to press.
“So that you’re formally extending an invite to Margot Robbie,” he stated.
“I simply need to be crystal clear right here.”
Tsitsipas had one phrase.
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