Nick Kyrgios hit the Canadian Master 1000, where he comfortably defeated Russian world No. 1 Daniil Medvedev and became the virtual favorite to win the tournament in Montreal.
Australian Nick Kyrgios defeated world number one Russian Daniil Medvedev to win the match on Wednesday. 6-7(2), 6-4 and 6-2 in his debut at the Masters 1,000 in Montreal, Canada.
Kyrgios was crowned with his first title of the season in Washington on Sunday And moreover, he described his great moment as a . extended before Medvedev who came into this tournament as the defending champion and after winning in Los Cabos three days earlier.
australian, Ranked 37th in the world rankings, he avenged the defeat that Medvedev had given him at the Australian Open this year and overtook the Russian in two hours of play. His tally of victories in the last fifteen meetings has been increased to fourteen. His only defeat was against Serbian Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final.
Medvedev, who now has a 20-6 balance on fast surfacesWas fired in the first round, but is sure to retain first place in the world rankings for at least one more week. Russia had taken a significant lead in the first set tiebreak, saving two set points at 4-5 for Kyrgios to register a 7-2 win.
He had put the meeting on the slope, But Ocean reacted tremendously and took advantage of the first and only break opportunity of the second set to serve Medvedev. In the first game. He defended his serve with authority and leveled the match at 6-4.
In his eighth participation in the Canadian tournament, the deciding set became a rendition for the Australian. He got some ‘breaks’ in the fifth and seventh games and Keeping his serve for love, he had no problem punishing the duel 6-2.
In the 16th round, Kyrgios will face the winner of the match between Alex de Minaur of Australia and Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria.
the defeat of Medvedev happened on Wednesday in which big surprise It was given by American Tommy Paul, ranked 34th in the world, overtaking Spanish Carlos Alcaraz, who was fourth in the world and second favorite on Canadian soil.