In the semifinals of the exhibition tournament in Saudi Arabia, Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev will play against Stanislas Wawrinka from Switzerland.
Stanislas WawrinkaThe 37-year-old Swiss representative showed very high-quality tennis yesterday and deservedly won his matches.
In the evening quarterfinal game, Wawrinka showed character and won a strong-willed victory over Russian tennis player Andrey Rublev – 6:7 (3:7); 6:2; 10:6. In the first set, Wawrinka and Rublev worked competently on their serves and eventually it came to a tie-break, where Andrey turned out to be much stronger. But already in the second set Stanislas began to completely dominate the court and eventually made two consecutive breaks, which allowed him to reach the score 4:0 in games. Next, Wawrinka could have made another break, but this time Stanislas missed the advantage in the game with a score of 40:15. However, the representative of Switzerland worked competently on his serve and eventually calmly took the set. In the championship tie-break, Wawrinka continued to show more stable tennis, which allowed him to win the match. The tennis players spent one hour and thirty-five minutes on the court.
Daniil MedvedevThe 26-year-old Russian tennis player, in turn, played only one match in Saudi Arabia yesterday.
In his quarterfinal match, Medvedev showed much more confident tennis and eventually beat Alexander Zverev from Germany in two sets – 6:0; 6:4. In the first set, Daniil completely dominated the court, although at times he worked hard on his serve, as a result, Medvedev made three consecutive breaks. At the same time, at the end of the first set, Medvedev had a muscle injury, but after a medical timeout, Daniil was able to continue the match. In the second set, Medvedev still did not immediately play out and eventually lost the game quite quickly on his serve, as a result, Daniil settled for the score of 1:3. However, after that, Medvedev was already able to add quickly enough and as a result, Daniil was able to recoup and reach the score of 3:3. And already with the score 5:4 in his favor, Medvedev made the second break in the set, which also allowed Daniil to close the match in his favor. The tennis players spent an hour and a half on the court.
Daniil Medvedev and Stanislas Wawrinka last played against each other on September 22 at the ATP tournament in Metz. Then on the hard in the 1/8 finals, the representative of Switzerland made a very big sensation and won in three sets – 6:4; 6:7 (7:9); 6:3.
ForecastIn this match, Daniil Medvedev is quite rightly considered by the bookmakers to be a fairly clear favorite.
Although Wawrinka showed quite strong tennis yesterday, and Medvedev had some muscle problems, Daniil is able to win this match with a score of 2:0 in sets, this is the outcome we suggest you bet on.