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French Open: Daniil Medvedev, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Alexander Zverev reach third round at Roland Garros. tennis news

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World number two Medvedev has reached the third round after losing the first set. Tsitsipas and Zverev both advanced in straight sets to keep their hopes of the first Grand Slam alive

Last Updated: 02/06/21 10:54pm

Two-time Grand Slam finalist Daniil Medvedev secured his second win on Paris soil with a comeback win over Tommy Paul

Second seed Daniil Medvedev recovered from a set to defeat Tommy Paul and book his place in the third round of the French Open, while Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander Zverev advanced with straight sets victories at Roland Garros.

Medvedev, a two-time Grand Slam finalist, suffered four consecutive opening round defeats on Parisian soil before this year’s showpiece, but after breaking his duck against Alexander Bublik, the Russian won 3-6 6-1 6 Entered -4 6-3. To seal his place in the last 32 by beating world number 52 Paul.

The world No. 2 has made no secret of his tumultuous relationship with the clay court, although after a tentative start on Court Philippe Chattier, he seized control to post a comfortable four-set victory.

The highlight of Paul’s performance came already in the game; After Medvedev gifted him a break for love midway, he produced an impossible-to-net-post-winner on his way to winning the opening set.

Nevertheless, Medvedev responded by dodging the second set in just 24 minutes and Paul was unable to regain control.

The 25-year-old recorded eight breaks throughout the competition, and won an impressive 80 percentage points on his first serve, to contend against the impressive presence of Reilly Opelka.

Zverev, Tsitsipas prevail in straight sets

Alexander Zverev overcame a flawed performance on his serve to book his place in the third round at Roland Garros.

Alexander Zverev overcame a flawed performance on his serve to book his place in the third round at Roland Garros.

zivariev Roland was embroiled in a pre-match dispute for the second consecutive match at Garros, although the sixth seed still advanced to the third round after a three-set win over qualifier Roman Safiulin.

The 24-year-old was involved in heated exchanges with the umpire after being deemed late for the coin toss before his opener against Oscar Otte, and angered both he and Safiullin after not being prepared for a time violation. reacted. Start your struggle on time.

I don’t go into the match and say, ‘Okay, my strategy is I’m going to break down, I’m going to fight back and come back.’ That’s not how it works. I break down most of the time because I play a focused game or the opponent plays well.

Alexander Zverev discusses his slow start

Zverev struggled for a long period against his undefeated Russian rival, recording 10 double faults, yet he produced to set up a clash against Serbia’s Laslo Jerre, as he first quartered on Parisian soil. There was a bid to go ahead with the finals. .

German can take on Norwegian casper rudd In the last eight, after a sweeping 6-3 6-2 6-4 success against 15th-seeded Poland’s Kamil Mazchrzak.

Greek fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas is yet to lose a set in this year's tournament

Greek fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas is yet to lose a set in this year’s tournament

fifth seed tsitsipaso He reached the third round with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 win over Pedro Martinez of Spain.

Last year’s semifinalists hit 45 winners in a captivating performance, and they have yet to drop a set at this year’s tournament.

Kei keeps his hopes alive in an epic

Trust me, I hate playing five sets. I’m not doing it intentionally!

Kei Nishikori on his five-set adventures

three-time quarterfinalist kei nishikori In a thrilling encounter on Wednesday afternoon, 23rd seed Karen Khachanov secured her second straight five-setter victory.

The former world number four – currently ranked 49th – went down 2-1 in the set, before taking a 4-6 6-2 2-6 6-4 6-4 win in three hours and 58 minutes.

Nishikori’s reward is the third round meeting against the Swiss teenager Henry Laaksonen, who defeated 11th seed Roberto Bautista Agut in four sets.

preferred pair of Fabio Fognini and John Isner went ahead with a straight set win, while christian garin Mackenzie fought two sets down to defeat McDonald in an epic battle.

The 22nd seed saved two match points to win the marathon 4–6, 4–6, 7–6, 6–3, 8–6, forcing the Chilean fans to go out of the match. After, it was a pleasure to watch outside the field. After 9 pm curfew.

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