Britain's Kyle Edmund has stunned world number three Grigor Dimitrov to reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open.
The unseeded 23-year-old beat Dimitrov in four sets in Melbourne, setting up a clash with either world number one Rafael Nadal or Wimbledon champion Marin Cilic.
He becomes only the sixth British man to reach the semi-finals of a Grand Slam in the Open era.
"I went in there believing in myself," he told Sky News.
"People can say you've got a good game, or I know I've got a good game, but you want to do it on the match days – that's where counts. And that's the pleasing thing for me, that I'm able to come away knowing that I delivered in a situation like that."
With former world number one Andy Murray absent through injury, the British media spotlight has been firmly focused on Edmund in recent days.
Despite having never played in a Grand Slam quarter-final, it showed little sign of affecting him as he subdued a nervy Dimitrov.
The Bulgarian struggled to reproduce the form that saw him beat home favourite Nick Kyrgios in the previous round, with his serve especially vulnerable.
Edmund – watched from the front row of the Rod Laver Arena by former British number one Tim Henman – broke decisively at 4-4 in the opening set with a thunderbolt forehand off a weak second serve.
Dimitrov took the second set but never looked completely comfortable against the ultra-aggressive Edmund and a double-fault at 3-4 in the third set proved costly.
The players swapped breaks in the fourth set but Edmund broke again for a 5-4 lead to serve for the match.
A tense final game saw Edmund double-fault before serving an ace which brought up match point.
Dimitrov then sliced a backhand long which was confirmed by Hawk-Eye after an agonising wait, bringing the clash to a close after two hours and 49 minutes.
"It was a great feeling having confirmation it was done and it was over and that I'd won," Edmund told Sky News.
"I'll enjoy it for the rest of today and then move on and look forward to the next match."
Edmund is the first British man other than Murray to reach last four of the Australian Open since 1977.
"I know what it feels like to be Andy Murray for the last eight years," he joked.
"It comes with the territory. The better you do, the more attention you get. It's probably the first time I've done well on my own, so there's more attention, but you try to take it in your stride and try to embrace it as much as possible.
"It's a good problem to have. The more I keep winning, the better."
Murray himself seemed almost speechless by Edmund's stunning win, simply tweeting: "Wow!"
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Edmund's game in numbers
- 13 aces
- 4 double faults
- 46 winners
- 48 unforced errors
- 5/15 break points won
- 6/9 break points saved
- 20/25 net points
- 75% 1st serve won
- 43% 2nd serve won
- Average first serve 116mph