Daniel Medvedev recorded 6-4, 6-3 and 6-2 regular wins, while Stan Wawrinka profited after his opponent withdrew from the third-round match.
Russia’s Daniel Medvedev will play against Alexei Popilin of Australia in a men’s solo event on the sixth day of the Australian Open Tennis Tournament in Melbourne on January 25, 2020.
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Daniel Medvedev, fourth in the world, has beaten Alexei Popilin straight and has established the fourth round of clash with Stan Wawrinka at the Australian Open men’s personal event.
Medvedev scored a regular 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory at the Rod Laver Arena on Saturday and won twice in the last quarter in Melbourne.
The Russians maintained a significant difference in the percentage of points earned in the second service at 73, compared to 42 at Poplin.
Medvedev scored a total of 94 points and converted 5 out of 8 breakpoints.
“I’m happy to win the straight set.
I have good memories of last year, which was my first in the second week of the Grand Slam. I hope to do that again this year.
I’m trying to win as many games as possible. I want to win seven here, “Medvedev said on the official website of the ATP tour.
Wawrinka, on the other hand, benefited in a three-round match led by the Swiss 6-4, 4-1 after opponent John Isner retired with a left foot injury.
“I don’t want to retire my opponent. I was fine again today. I was very happy with how I move and play. It is very positive,” said Wawrinka.
On that day, world No. 7 Alexander Zverev rescued veteran Fernando Verdasco in a consecutive set of 6-2, 6-2 and 6-4 at the Margaret Court Arena, the first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year Has advanced