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The tennis players went to the podtribunnye facility this time – the rain was heavier. The spectators in the stands remain mostly covered with umbrellas. The court is not covered with a tarpaulin, which may indicate that they expect the weather to improve soon and the match to resume.
17:59 Artem Taimanov
Medvedev missed his shot with a score of 4:3 and complained about the increased rain immediately after that. We have a break again.
17:37 Artem Taimanov
Daniil made a break right away, winning the first game at the reception with 30:0. Stefanos helped with a couple of errors, and at break point the Russian took advantage of it. Until now, Medvedev has a minimal advantage – 2: 1 in favor of him.
17:28 Artem Taimanov
The semifinals of Daniil and Stefanos began! You can follow the game in text transmission mode here:
17:25 Artem Taimanov
After a discussion, Mohamed Layani asked to clear the lines and announced that it would be possible to start the game after that.
17:19 Artem Taimanov
A light rain dripped onto the pitch after the end of the warm-up. Players are waiting for what will happen next with the weather.
17:10 Artem Taimanov
The warm-up began in Tsitsipas and Medvedev. Mohamed Layani will referee your match.
17:03 Artem Taimanov
And Roddick, by the way, also separately praised Daniil Medvedev.
Andy appreciated Daniel’s performances on the sand courts.
Andy Roddick admired Daniil Medvedev’s progress on clay 17:00 Artyom Taimanov
And Rune won in the end, making another break in the last game: 6: 7 (2), 6: 4, 6: 2. We are waiting for Daniel and Stefanos, in 10-15 minutes they should appear on the court!
Holger Rune, 20, reached the final of the Rome Masters by beating Kasper Ruud 16:43 Artyom Taimanov
Rune already dominates in the decisive game – 4:1 in his favor. True, with a break, not two.
16:23 Artem Taimanov
And in the end, everything went wrong for the Norwegian tennis player. At 4:4, Rune recovered two break points, both match points hidden, and then made a break to zero Holger! 6:7 (2), 6:4 – the decisive game awaits us. Medvedev’s match with Tsitsipas, respectively, is delayed.
16:05 Artem Taimanov
Kasper did not cope with this task, losing his game at 4:3. The stubborn fight for the final in Rome continues!
15:47 Artem Taimanov
And here is the first break of the match! Ruud took the opponent’s serve at 2-2, and now has only three of his games left to win to reach the final.
15:20 Artem Taimanov
A tie-break that Kasper endured much better than Holger. He immediately led 5: 0 and did not lose this huge advantage, winning with a score of 7: 2.
15:13 Artem Taimanov
And not a single tennis player was able to take the opponent’s serve in the first game at the end. A tie-break will determine the winner.
14:45 Artem Taimanov
Ruud didn’t capitalize on a great opportunity now, earning a triple break point at 3-2 in his favor and dropping five points in a row after that.
14:38 Artem Taimanov
If you look ahead with the hope that Medvedev will be able to defeat Tsitsipas and reach the final, then it makes sense to look at the score of Daniil’s personal meetings with the participants in the match that is now underway. He outscores Kasper Ruud 3-0 (twice on hard courts and once on grass). Rune, on the other hand, is up 1-0, having beaten the Russian in the last quarter-final of the Masters in Monte Carlo.
14:29 Artem Taimanov
Keep in mind that it is now cloudy in Rome, not a single ray of sun breaks through the clouds. But at least no rain so far, but for tennis matches this is the main thing.
14:18 Artem Taimanov
Ruud and Rune began their semifinals. The Norwegian leads in personal meetings with a score of 4-0.