Australian Open: Daniil Medvedev beats Stefanos Tsitsipas & meets Novak Djokovic

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Date: Sunday, 21 February Time: 08:30 GMT
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Daniil Medvedev has one other alternative to land a primary Grand Slam title after beating Stefanos Tsitsipas to achieve the Australian Open ultimate.

The in-form Russian received 6-Four 6-2 7-5 towards Greek fifth seed Tsitsipas, to safe his 20th victory in a row.

Fourth seed Medvedev, 25, will contest his second main ultimate when he meets Novak Djokovic on Sunday (08:30 GMT).

After shedding within the 2019 US Open ultimate, Medvedev goals once more to develop into Russia’s first male main champion since 2005.

In his manner stands high seed Djokovic, who’s bidding for a record-extending ninth males’s title at Melbourne Park.

Medvedev has received three of their previous 4 conferences however dealing with the 33-year-old Serb in an Australian Open ultimate – during which he has a 100% successful file – needs to be a unique proposition.

On what he has realized from shedding to Rafael Nadal in New York, Medvedev stated: “I took loads of expertise. It was my first Grand Slam ultimate towards one of many best and on Sunday I’ll face one of many different best.

“I haven’t got loads of stress as a result of Novak has by no means misplaced right here within the ultimate. He has all of the stress to get to Roger Federer and Rafa [in the all-time record of 20 men’s titles].

“I hope I’ll get on the market and present my finest tennis. As now we have seen, I can win towards one of the best names if I play properly. He has extra expertise however extra issues to lose than me.”

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