On Tuesday, in the fourth round match, the first racket of Russia, Daniil Medvedev, met with the representative of Germany, Alexander Zverev. The meetings of these rivals are always principled in nature.
In the first set, Medvedev confidently controlled the course of the match, but Zverev still couldn’t figure out how he could play on equal terms. The Russian without any problems won this game with a score of 6:2.
In the second set, the tennis player from Germany managed to improve the game and put up a much more stubborn resistance. But with the score 3:3, Medvedev managed to break and then led 40:0 on her serve. It is difficult to explain how the Russian managed to lose it in the end.
As a result, a tiebreaker was reached, where Medvedev played more reliably – 7:6 (7/3).
In the quarterfinals, he will play another representative of Germany, Yannick Hanfmann, who deprived the Russian fans of the Russian quarterfinals by beating Andrey Rublev.
Hanfmann won the first game in a tiebreaker – 7:6 (7/5), in the second game the Russian managed to turn the tide of the match – 6:4, but in the third set the German still managed to snatch victory – 6: 3. For Hanfmann reaching the quarterfinals in Rome is the best result of his career.