Medvedev is damage. He reveals in his eyes and in his perch on the observe, much more severe than traditional. In Indian Wells, after shedding to Gael Monfils within the third spherical, he misplaced the world primary. Very brief reign that wishes to get well. At the Miami Masters 1,000, he wants to achieve the semi-finals for that. After beating Andy Murray in his debut match, he’s now simply three wins away. 6-4 and 6-2 in nearly an hour and a half (1h29) very lengthy for the British tennis participant, who was exhausted within the final video games, yielding the serve clean within the penultimate and, for the curious newspaper library, shifting away from the solar of their service shifts. In the third spherical, the Russian participant will face Cristian Garín or Peter Martinez.
Andy, as he demonstrated in Indian Wells, changing into the 18th participant to achieve 700 wins, he nonetheless has rope, however proper now, with all his bodily misfortunes, he’s removed from the particular class ports, from the primary locations, no matter you wish to name the highest elite. There is Daniil, as was Murray, and there he needs to remain. The primary on the planet from six years in the past in opposition to the primary on the planet from two moments in the past, who asserted the non permanent benefit. Above all, in a high-level second spherical, by which he went for breakage 4 occasions (he obtained two) and gained 82% of the factors along with his first serve. and 80% with the second (for the distant 27% of Murray). He additionally didn’t must face any ball of break and took 73% of targets to the remainder after the second serve. And, above all, he ran an uncomfortable Andy in bodily exchanges. A proficient and clever Daniil, nothing new, but additionally resentful. More harmful and attentive to a dishonest debut.
The indicators of respect started earlier than the sport, with an at all times elegant Murray, and continued afterwards, with a Medvedev acknowledging the magnitude of the tennis participant in entrance of him, whom he has overwhelmed in his two direct confrontations (the earlier one, in 2019, in Brisbane). “I’m happy to have won without conceding break balls, although I think I have room for improvement. It was a great match against an impressive player,” praised the Russian after the duel. Inside the observe, the you to you solely lasted half a set, regardless of the good British perspective, which ended up succumbing within the second break try. “Serving is the easiest way to win. On those days when you serve well and your opponent doesn’t have the pace to return… they help. If that happens, you put a lot of pressure on the opponent and this is what happened today “, analyzed Daniil, in statements collected by the ATP itself. A sport scheme that he needs to maintain in Florida. At least till he sits again on the throne.
Results of the Miami Masters 1,000.