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Japan Open: Tiafoe’s blistering start helps him overwhelm Kecmanovic in quarter-finals

Frances Tiafoe of the US reacts during his men's singles quarter-final match against Miomir Kecmanovic of Serbia at the Japan Open tennis tournament...

US Open semi-finalist Frances Tiafoe is into his third ATP tour-level semi-final of 2022 after a remarkable start – firing on all cylinders – proved key in helping him overpower Serbia’s Miomir Kecmanovic in a tussle between two players on similar trajectories. The 24-year-old American will next play either Pedro Martinez or Soonwoo Kwon in little over 24 hours time, with multiple factors meaning a winnable path has seriously opened up in this week’s ATP 500 event.
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Miami Open: Medvedev masterclass overwhelms Murray’s mettle in straight-sets

Daniil Medvedev of Russia returns a shot to Andy Murray of Great Britain during the 2022 Miami Open presented by Ita├║ at Hard Rock Stadium on March...

The second-round curse has unfortunately continued for Andy Murray, who worked hard and produced some brilliant shots but wasn’t able to play at his best against world no. 2 Daniil Medvedev en route to a 6-4, 6-2 defeat in Miami. The Russian, most recently a runner-up at this year’s Australian Open, will play Spain’s Pedro Martinez for a place in the last-16 after the 24-year-old knocked off Chile’s seeded Cristian Garin [27] 7-6, 6-2 elsewhere later on Saturday. Continue reading “Miami Open: Medvedev masterclass overwhelms Murray’s mettle in straight-sets”

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French Open 2021: Tsitsipas shines brightest, downing Medvedev in straight sets

Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece in his Quarter Final match against Daniil Medvedev of Russia during day ten of the 2021 French Open at Roland Garros on...

Armed with 33 winners and almost half the unforced error count to boot, Stefanos Tsitsipas (#5) avenged his humbling straight sets defeat four months ago in Melbourne with a gritty 6-3, 7-6, 7-5 win over the world number two – progressing into a third successive Grand Slam semi-final. Continue reading “French Open 2021: Tsitsipas shines brightest, downing Medvedev in straight sets”