Medvedev, Tsitsipas cruise into Australian Open fourth round

1/22/2022 3:15:00 PM

World number two and title favourite Daniil Medvedev wins over the Australian Open crowd as he eases into the last 16 along with Stefanos Tsitsipas

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World number two and title favourite Daniil Medvedev wins over the Australia n Open crowd as he eases into the last 16 along with Stefanos Tsitsipas

Russia's Medvedev rolled through 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 in 1hr 55min, while Greek fourth seed Tsitsipas gained a 6-3, 7-5, 6-7 (2/7), 6-4 win over unseeded Frenchman Benoit Paire.

World number two and title favourite Daniil Medvedev has won over the Australian Open crowd as he eased into the last 16 along with Stefanos Tsitsipas.Russia's Medvedev, the de facto men's top seed after the deportation of defending champion Novak Djokovic on the eve of the Grand Slam, on Saturday needed four sets and a large dose of composure to see off Australian showman Nick Kyrgios and silence Rod Laver Arena, but it was altogether more comfortable as he dismissed unseeded Dutchman Botic van de Zandschulp.

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(AFP) World number two and title favourite Daniil Medvedev has won over the Australian Open crowd as he eased into the last 16 along with Stefanos Tsitsipas. Russia's Medvedev, the de facto men's top seed after the deportation of defending champion Novak Djokovic on the eve of the Grand Slam, on Saturday needed four sets and a large dose of composure to see off Australian showman Nick Kyrgios and silence Rod Laver Arena, but it was altogether more comfortable as he dismissed unseeded Dutchman Botic van de Zandschulp."When you get booed between first and second serve, it's not easy, so you just have to stay calm and win the match," he told Jim Courier in his on court interview. The 25-year-old Medvedev kept his cool in sweltering conditions on Margaret Court Arena to roll through 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 in 1hr 55min and faces American Maxime Cressy in the fourth round. But I can’t really look in the past anymore, you know? “Like I just have to focus on what I can do in the future to hopefully evade those situations. "I'll put it this way, it's easier to play a guy from the Netherlands than a guy from Australia in Australia in Melbourne," said Medvedev, who has a similar love-hate dynamic with the crowd in New York."It's a soccer thing, a football thing," he said. Greek fourth seed Tsitsipas, who is chasing a maiden major, was also largely untroubled in a 6-3, 7-5, 6-7 (2/7), 6-4 win over unseeded Frenchman Benoit Paire and plays American Taylor Fritz next. Barty has only conceded eight games and spent less than three hours on court in the first three rounds at Melbourne Park.

Medvedev and Tsitsipas, two of the generation coming up fast behind the "Big Three" of Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, could meet in the semi-finals."Read More"If you respect somebody, at least respect Jim Courier," he said. “I just want to soak in this moment,” said Anisimova, who took out Olympic champion Belinda Bencic in the second round. READ MORE: Defending champion Osaka knocked out of Australian Open Halep fires warning After the drama of Friday, when defending champion Naomi Osaka exited Melbourne in the third round, the women's seeds were also mostly untroubled on day six. In the women's draw, Halep swatted aside Danka Kovinic, conqueror of US Open champion Emma Raducanu  - 6-2, 6-1 in just 64 minutes to set up a date with Cornet of France."READ: Cristiano Ronaldo's 'Siu' celebration causes confusion at the Australian OpenDaniil Medvedev mistook shouts of 'Siu' with boos. The fit-again Halep came into the tournament full of confidence after her first title in 16 months earlier this month at a Melbourne warm-up event and was always in charge. You know, there were a bit of nerves, and to play Naomi for the first time . "I feel great that I can play the fourth round again."I hope I'm right on that one. Those included: “The amount of aggressivity I could bring point after point, applying a lot of pressure, the consistency.

I always love to play in Australia so that's why maybe I play good matches," said Halep, seeded 14. World number two Sabalenka overcame the serving problems that have been plaguing her early season, but still needed three sets to get past 31st seed Marketa Vondrousova."It's not anger, it's just a little bit disappointing," he told Eurosport. it’s unreal, honestly. The Belarusian had served 70 double faults in her previous four matches in 2022, but only tallied 10 as she beat the Czech 4-6, 6-3, 6-1. She now meets unseeded Estonian veteran Kaia Kanepi.""I had a few moments on my serve -- many games were actually quite easy for me, a lot of aces -- were tough and he managed to make some good returns, then I have a break point on [my] second serve and people are cheering like you already made a double fault. READ MORE: .S. 1 from Belarus is feeling comfortable right now, fulfilling the dual roles of player and mother in Melbourne.