Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev will play against American Taylor Fritz in the quarterfinals of the Masters in Cincinnati 2022. The match will take place on August 19, starting at 17:00 GMT.
|Daniil Medvedev||vs||Taylor Fritz|
Date: August 19, 2022.
Tournament: Cincinnati Open 2022.
Venue: Cincinnati, United States.
Category: ATP Masters 1000.
Prize money: $6,280,880.
Medvedev became the first racket of the world, for the tennis player it was a disappointing year in terms of results.
The Russian has only won one title, which was recently obtained in Los Cabos, Mexico. He also reached the final of the Libema Open, Halle Open and Australian Open.
Daniil Medvedev looked impressive in his first two matches in Cincinnati.
The tennis player beat Botich van de Zandshlupe 6-4, 7-5, and in the next round he met with the Canadian Shapavalov, beating him 7-5, 7-5.
American tennis player Fritz is enjoying his best season on the tour. The American has two titles (Indian Wells and Eastbourne).
The player continued his impressive form in Cincinnati. He beat Sebastian Baez and Nick Kyrgios in straight sets in the first two rounds.
In the third round, he had to work hard against Andrei Rublev, who took sixth place.
After losing the first set in a tiebreak, the American improved his game and took the next two and won the match 6-7(4), 6-2, 7-5.
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Both tennis players have never met on the ATP tour, so their personal meetings are currently 0-0.
|Daniil Medvedev win 1.48||Taylor Fritz win 2.62|
Medvedev will enter the match as a favorite, and Fritz is more than capable of imposing a fight.
Daniil won 78% of the points after the first serve against Shapavalov and broke the Canadian’s serve three times. Medvedev’s unorthodox style and powerful ground shots make him a formidable opponent, especially on hard surfaces. Its large wingspan makes it difficult to get past it.
Fritz has shown exceptional tennis this season, as shown in his games against Baez and Kyrgios. His victory over Rublev proved that he can squeeze himself out when needed.
Prediction for this meeting: Medvedev’s victory in three sets.
- total games over 23.0.