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Belgium's Steve Darcis holds a towel with his teeth during his men's singles third round match against Italy's Andreas Seppi on day five of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GREG WOOD / IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USEAFP

Steve Darcis (ATP 71) heeft de derde ronde van de Australian Open niet overleefd. De Belgische nummer twee moest in vier sets zijn meerdere erkennen in de Italiaan Andreas Seppi (ATP 89). De setstanden waren 6-4, 4-6, 6-7 en 6-7. De wedstrijd duurde iets meer dan drie uur.

Belgium's Steve Darcis gestures while playing Italy's Andreas Seppi during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)AP
Italy's Andreas Seppi celebrates after defeating Belgium's Steve Darcis during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)AP
Belgium's Steve Darcis serves to Italy's Andreas Seppi during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)AP
Italy's Andreas Seppi makes a backhand return to Belgium's Steve Darcis during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)AP
Belgium's Steve Darcis rests during a break in play against Italy's Andreas Seppi during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)AP
Belgium's Steve Darcis reacts after missing a shot against Italy's Andreas Seppi during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)AP
Belgium's Steve Darcis hits a return against Italy's Andreas Seppi during their men's singles third round match on day five of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GREG WOOD / IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USEAFP
Belgium's Steve Darcis reaches for a towell during his men's singles third round match against Italy's Andreas Seppi on day five of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GREG WOOD / IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USEAFP
Italy's Andreas Seppi changes his shirt in a break while playing Belgium's Steve Darcis during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)AP
Belgium's Steve Darcis changes shirt during his men's singles third round match against Italy's Andreas Seppi on day five of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GREG WOOD / IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USEAFP
Italy's Andreas Seppi makes a forehand return to Belgium's Steve Darcis during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)AP
Italy's Andreas Seppi serves against Belgium's Steve Darcis during their men's singles third round match on day five of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GREG WOOD / IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USEAFP
Belgium's Steve Darcis makes a forehand return to Italy's Andreas Seppi during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)AP
Italy's Andreas Seppi celebrates after defeating Belgium's Steve Darcis during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)AP
Belgium's Steve Darcis reacts after a point against Italy's Andreas Seppi during their men's singles third round match on day five of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GREG WOOD / IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USEAFP
Belgium's Steve Darcis hits a return against Italy's Andreas Seppi during their men's singles third round match on day five of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GREG WOOD / IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USEAFP
Belgium's Steve Darcis reaches for a return to Italy's Andreas Seppi during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)AP
Italy's Andreas Seppi eyes on the ball for a return to Belgium's Steve Darcis during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)AP
Belgium's Steve Darcis reacts after a point against Italy's Andreas Seppi during their men's singles third round match on day five of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GREG WOOD / IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USEAFP
Italy's Andreas Seppi reacts after missing a shot against Belgium's Steve Darcis during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)AP

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