Toronto Masters: Top berry Daniil Medvedev, altogether boy Stefanos Tsitsipas beforehand into quarter-finals
Top berry Daniil Medvedev exhausted James Duckworth 6-2, 6-4 to ability the quarter-finals of the ATP Toronto Masters. Third-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas acclaimed his 23rd altogether with a solid 6-3, 6-2 achievement over Olympic argent champ Karen Khachanov.
Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece applauds the army afterwards his 6-3 6-2 win over Russian Karen Khachanov at the men's National Bank Open tennis clash in Toronto (Image Courtesy: AP)
Daniil Medvedev, Stefanos Tsitsipas storm into quarter-finals
Top berry Daniil Medvedev exhausted James Duckworth 6-2, 6-4
Tsitsipas acclaimed his 23rd altogether with 6-3, 6-2 win over Khachanov
Top-seeded Daniil Medvedev of Russia defeated Australia’s James Duckworth 6-2, 6-4 to beforehand to the National Bank Open quarterfinals.
"When your aback is adjoin the wall, you comedy abundant better," Medvedev said of Duckworth. "He came afterpiece at the end and put burden on me.
"I handled it. I'm absolutely blessed with this win. I had never accomplished with him or played him, so I didn't absolutely apperceive what to expect.
"Sometimes, you charge to acquisition out things during the match."
Medvedev accomplished with 10 aces as he accomplished his eighth quarter-final at the Masters akin all accomplished back 2019.
Medvedev will face seventh-seeded Hubert Hurkacz of Poland.
Stefanos Tsitsipas acclaimed his 23rd altogether Thursday by assault Tokyo Olympics argent champ Karen Khachanov 6-2, 6-3.
The army serenaded the No. 3 berry from Greece with a arrangement of “Happy Birthday” as he was presented with a white area block decked out with beginning fruit.
“One of the best animosity you can acquaintance on a tennis court,” said Tsitsipas, who is ranked No. 3 and absent the French Open final to Novak Djokovic in bristles sets.
Tsitsipas bedeviled his Russian opponent, extenuative both his breach credibility and acceptable 74 per cent of his account points.
He will face sixth-seeded Casper Ruud of Norway in the quarterfinals Friday. They met at the Madrid Open in May, with Ruud acceptable in beeline sets in the annular of 16.
“I’m attractive for a change, attractive for a switch-up this time,” Tsitsipas said.
Fourth-seeded John Isner of the United States exhausted Russia's Andrey Rublev 7-5 7-6 (5). Isner will face 11th-seeded Gael Monfils of France, a 6-1, 7-6 (2) champ over American Frances Tiafoe.
American Reilly Opelka exhausted Lloyd Harris of South Africa 4-6, 7-6 (6), 7-6 (4). Opelka will comedy 10th-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain. Bautista Agut overcame three bout credibility to exhausted eighth-seeded Diego Schwartzman of Argentina 6-3, 3-6, 7-5.
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