Madrid Open: Medvedev upset, Khachanov wins
Daniil Medvedev suffered a shock defeat at the hands of qualifier Aslan Karatsev in the fourth round of the Madrid Open, while Stefanos Tsitsipas and Iga Swiatek cruised into the next round with hard-fought three-set victories.
Daniil Medvedev suffered a shock defeat at the hands of qualifier Aslan Karatsev in the fourth round of the Madrid Open, while Stefanos Tsitsipas and Iga Swiatek cruised into the next round with hard-fought three-set victories. Karatsev, ranked 121, beat second seed Medvedev by 7. 6, 6. Beaten by 4. Medvedev’s record on tour before this match was 33. Was of 4. Karatsev will next face either Taylor Fritz or Zhang Zhijen. Medvedev made it to the last 16 by defeating compatriot Russian player Alexander Shevchenko 4-6, 6-1, 7-5.
At the same time, Karatsev defeated 16th seed Alex de Minaur 6–3, 4–6, 6–4. Karen Khachanov of Russia defeated her doubles partner Andrei Rublev by 7. Defeated 6, 6 .4. He will now face either defending champion Carlos Alcaraz or 13th seed Alexander Zverev. Third seed Tsitsipas overcame some rough moments to beat 31st seed Sebastien Baez 7-5, 3-6, 6-3 to reach the last 16 of the clay court tournament. In the women’s section, world number one Swiatek also had to sweat it out to register a 6-4, 6-7(3), 6-3 win over 16th seed Ekaterina Alexandrova.
She will next face 27th seed Petra Martich, who defeated 11th seed Barbora Krejcikova 6-3, 7-6 (1). Last year’s runner-up in Madrid, third seed Jessica Pegula beat Martina Trevisan 6-3, 2-6, 6-3 to reach the last eight. Second seed Aryna Sabalenka put an end to her impressive campaign by defeating Russian teen Mira Andreeva 6-3, 6-1.
Ninth seed Maria Sakari beat Paula Badosa 6-4, 6-4, while 12th seed Veronika Kudermetova defeated eighth seed Daria Kasatkina 7-5, 1-6, 7-6(2). In other men’s matches, eighth seed Taylor Fritz beat Christian Garin 6-1, 7-6 (4), Zhang Zhizhen beat 11th seed Cameron Norrie 2-6, 7-6 (2), 7-6 ( 2) And Bernabe Zapata Miralles defeated qualifier Roman Safiullin 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.
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