Daniil Medvedev out as Stefanos Tsitsipas reaches Mallorca Open semi-finals | Tennis News – Times of India
PALMA: World primary Daniil Medvedev misplaced to Roberto Bautista Agut within the quarter-finals of the Mallorca Open on Thursday, whereas second seed Stefanos Tsitsipas superior to the final 4.
Medvedev was crushed 6-3, 6-2 by Bautista Agut who avenged his defeat by the Russian in final week’s quarter-finals at Halle.
“I had to play very good to beat Daniil. He’s the number one, the last champion here in Mallorca. He just beat me a few days ago. I played a really complete match,” mentioned Bautista Agut.
Bautista Agut broke Medvedev as soon as within the first set and twice within the second as he earned a fourth win in 5 conferences with the US Open champion.
The Spaniard takes on Tallon Griekspoor or Switzerland’s 303rd-ranked Antoine Bellier within the semi-finals.
The loss marks the top of Medvedev’s grass-court season. He is one in all a number of gamers banned from Wimbledon following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Tsitsipas wanted three units to get previous American Marcos Giron.
The Greek saved two break factors to start out the ultimate set after which broke Giron within the eighth sport earlier than finishing a 7-6 (7/5), 4-6, 6-3 victory.
Tsitsipas, who has misplaced within the first spherical on three of his 4 appearances at Wimbledon, will play France’s Benjamin Bonzi for a spot within the ultimate. He has by no means received a title on grass.