Medvedev and Tsitsipas continue in the next round of the AO
This time the Russian Daniil Medvedev was not influenced by the reactions of the audience and passed through the third round of the Australian Open tennis championship, where he eliminated Bottik van de Zandshulp (Netherlands) with 6: 4, 6: 4, 6: 2. Only two days ago, Medvedev eliminated Nick Kyrios, which was not well received by local fans.
His next opponent could again come from the host country of the tournament, but Max Cressy (USA) did not leave any chances to the Australian "Wild Card" Chris O'Connell and beat him 6: 2, 6: 7 (8). 6: 3, 6: 2. Thus, Cressy is the next opponent of the champion of the US Open in 2021.
Medvedev did not allow surprises and breakthrough points for the representative of the Netherlands, ending the match in just under two hours. He methodically made one breakthrough in the first two sets, and in the third he mades two to go further in the title fight.
Number 20 in the tournament Taylor Fritz (USA) defeated Roberto Bautista Agut (Spain) with 6: 0, 3: 6, 3: 6, 6: 4, 6: 3. Another favorite, Stefanos Tsitsipas (Greece), had problems in the second and third sets, but eventually eliminated veteran Benoit Perr (France).
Number 4 Tsitsipas won with 6: 3, 7: 5, 6: 7 (2), 6: 4. In the next phase passes another of those placed in the scheme - the Canadian Felix Auger-Aliasim (number 9) eliminated the British Dan Evans in three sets 6: 4, 6: 1, 6: 1.