Medvedev Outlasted Zverev In Atp Monte Carlo

Medvedev outlasted Zverev in ATP Monte Carlo

Medvedev has advanced to the Monte Carlo quarterfinals. The Russian won a fantastic match that lasted more than 3 hours (3-6, 7-5, 7-6(7)) and saved two match points against Alexander Zverev.

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A duel between the two best players in the tournament, Russian Medvedev and German Zverev. Today is the last day Montecarlo played the best game of the day by name. We know the Russian doesn’t like this surface, but he always wants to win and the German was recovering from an injury and trying to get fit and regain his tennis level as soon as possible.

Zverev dominates with a brilliant level of tennis

The first set of the match between Medvedev and Zverev at the Monte Carlo Master 1000 tournament was a real tennis match. The Russian showed an aggressive attitude from the start and quickly sought to take advantage to get the German out of the match as soon as possible. And he got it. In the third game, Medvedev made a break that left Zverev unanswered and quickly took a 2-1 lead. However, The German did not give up and responded immediately, breaking his rival’s next serve.

From there, both players held serve until Zverev broke again in the sixth game to take a lead that he didn’t relinquish until the end of the set. With a good game and excellent concentration, Zverev won the first set 6-3which made it clear that he was ready to fight to the end to win this important tournament.

Medvedev wants to fight to the end

The second set showed the intensity and determination of both players. Despite Medvedev starting strongly and breaking in the second game, Zverev did not let up and responded with a break in the next. This turned the set into a back-and-forth battle with both players fighting to hold serve and gain an advantage.

However, neither seemed to have the strength to secure their pass and this resulted several more breaks, tying the set at 5-5. Despite the fact that Medvedev eventually managed to hold serve, the match was still at a critical point and seemed to be heading for a thrilling tiebreak. But in a surprising twist, the Russian managed to break again, secured the victory of the set with the final score of 5-7. Now, with both players tied at one set, the tension rose even further as they prepared for the third and deciding set of this incredibly exciting match.

The third series a lot of excitement

In the third set, Medvedev started on the scoreboard. Zverev suffered a lot in the sixth set and had to pick up five break points. After that I gained confidence and everything changed. The audience enjoyed themselves and could tell that the excitement of an important match was breathed at every point. After 4-4 «Sascha» he spotted 30-40 which gave him a golden opportunity. He didn’t miss the opportunity and succeeded with a break that left him the serve to end the match.

Medvedev showed why he is the competitor to beat right now and did not let up. Despite complaining, he managed to break through to white and leveled at 5-5. He had a hard time consolidating the break, but after that he secured at least a 6-5 draw. Zverev had no problems and the winner was decided suddenly. Everything happened here. Daniil was starting up to 5-2, but suddenly after a brilliant reaction, Zverev was bold and personable at 6-5 for the first match point. He failed, but then he had another chance. He did not take advantage of it either and it is tennis because with Medvedev 8-7 he used the match ball to his advantage and the first opportunity became a victory for the quarterfinals.

Good vibes from Zverev, who is still slowly showing that he is at his best in the big tournaments.

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