The US Open has been rocked by yet another huge upset.
No. 4 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas has been knocked out of the grand slam tournament after suffering a shock defeat to Colombian qualifier Daniel Galan in the first round on Tuesday morning AEST.
Galan, who sits at No. 94 on the ATP rankings, stunned the Greek phenom 6-0, 6-1, 3-6, 7-5 to progress through to the second round, the first time he has achieved the feat at Flushing Meadows.
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Tsitsipas’ performance in the first two sets could only be described as dreadful – the 24-year-old was marred by dozens of unforced errors as Galan repeatedly broke his serve.
The 2021 French Open finalist, who at one stage lost 11 consecutive games, rediscovered some momentum in the third set, but…