The No.4 seed has gained the title on the former 9 moments he has attained this stage at Melbourne Park.
He has also equalled Andre Agassi’s Open era record of 26 consecutive wins in the Australian Open. And he prolonged his successful streak in Australia to 38 matches with his last defeat to Chung Hyeon in the fourth round in 2018.
He now faces Tommy Paul in Friday’s semi-last. He is two wins away from equalling Rafa Nadal’s male history of 22 Grand Slam titles.
Rublev, who conquer Dan Evans on Saturday, appeared flat right after his five-established win in excess of Holger Rune in the final spherical. He has now dropped all seven of his Grand Slam quarter-finals.