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Pablo Carreño - Denis Istomin
Australian Open men - 21 January 2017

Australian Open – Follow the Tennis match between Pablo Carreño and Denis Istomin live with Eurosport. The match starts at 01:00 on 21 January 2017. Our live coverage lets you follow all the key moments as they happen.
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GAME, SET AND MATCH! - ISTOMIN 6-4 4-6 6-4 6-2 CARRENO BUSTA. He's done it! The man from Uzbekistan who conquered Novak Djokovic secures his place in the fourth round for the first time in his career. He wins three tour matches in a row for the first time since 2015 after a rollercoaster success in three hours and 28 minutes. He topples another seed, breaking again and claiming it on his second match point from deuce. He will meet Dimitrov or Gasquet in round four.

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ISTOMIN 6-4 4-6 6-4 5-2 CARRENO BUSTA: Istomin on the verging of sending another seed packing. He consolidates to 15, lashing down an ace to finish.

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BREAK! - ISTOMIN 6-4 4-6 6-4 4-2 CARRENO BUSTA: Denis secures what could be the crucial breakthrough. A backhand winner puts him in control at 30-40 and he's handed the break when the No.30 seed produces a unforced forehand error.

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ISTOMIN 6-4 4-6 6-4 4-6 CARRENO BUSTA: SET! Istomin will have to do it the hard way again and repeat his Djokovic heroics if he wants to reach the fourth round. We’re going to a fifth set.

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ISTOMIN 6-4 4-6 6-4 2-4 CARRENO BUSTA: 5 sets anyone? Carreno Busta a break up and it looks to be headed that way…

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ISTOMIN 6-4 4-6 6-4 CARRENO BUSTA: SET! Having failed to serve it out, Istomin breaks to take the set and move to within one of the fourth round.

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ISTOMIN 6-4 4-6 5-4 CARRENO BUSTA: BREAK! Istomin fails to serve out for the set, having held a set point on serve.

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ISTOMIN 6-4 4-6 3-0 CARRENO BUSTA: Denis the menace is at it again. He’s a break up in the third.

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ISTOMIN 6-4 4-6 CARRENO BUSTA: SET! Another long day for Denis Istomin? The Spaniard levels at a set apiece.

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ISTOMIN 6-4 CARRENO BUSTA: SET! Istomin trying to prove his Djokovic victory was no fluke by taking the opening set.