Live Rogers Cup day 3: Tsitsipas defeated Olympic silver, Medvedev gently continued

Friday, August 13, 2021 03:02 AM (GMT+7)

(Tennis news) Medvedev gently went on, while Tsitsipas easily defeated the player who just won the Olympic silver.

Medvedev gently continued

The tournament’s number one seed, Daniil Medvedev, took just over an hour to subdue Australian opponent James Duckworth. The Russian tennis player won with the scores 6-2, 6-4, thereby winning tickets to the quarterfinals. Medvedev’s next opponent will be the winner of the match between Nikoloz Basilashvili and Hubert Hurkacz.

Tsitsipas won the Olympic silver medal easily

Stefanos Tsitsipas showed remarkable strength when meeting the reigning Olympic runner-up Karen Khachanov. Set 1, the Greek player won the break-point in game 4 and won 6-3. Entering the second set, things were even easier for Tsitsipas, he had 2 more break-points to end the set with a score of 6-2.

More interestingly, the match took place on the occasion of Tsitsipas’ 23rd birthday. (August 12 in Canada time).

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Tsitsipas celebrates 23rd birthday with a jubilant victory

Rublev lost in shock “giant” Isner

Andrey Rublev experienced nightmare moments when he faced 1m08 tall player John Isner. The opening set, Isner won a break-point in the 12 hinge game and made the opponent hang up the racket with a score of 7-5.

Entering the second set, the two players continued to struggle, even having to pull each other into the tie-break series. In this brainstorming series of “gunfights”, Isner’s experience speaks for itself, he won 2 mini-breaks (compared to Rublev’s 1) to win 7-5.

“Dwarf” Schwartzman stopped walking

Diego Schwartzman and Roberto Bautista Agut offered an intriguing match beyond imagination. After hanging up the racket 3-6 in the first set, Schwartzman excellently brought the match back to the balance when he won with the same score in the second set.

The exciting climax occurred in the third set. While Schwartzman won 2 break-points in games 3 and 7, Agut was even better with 3 break points in games 6, 10 and especially the 12 hinge game to win 7- 5, thereby enrolling in the next round.

Stefanos Tsitsipas – Karen Khachanov: 10pm, 12/8, men’s singles third round

Tsitsipas has won all three matches against Khachanov, including one at the Rotterdam Open earlier this year. The Greek had a remarkable clay season with two ATP titles and a runner-up Roland Garros, but his form on other surfaces was unimpressive, being knocked out early at Wimbledon and only won. 2 matches on the Olympic hard court.

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Khachanov is in good form after the Olympic silver medal while Tsitsipas is not playing well on the hard court

Khachanov has just won silver in Olympic men’s singles and previously reached the quarterfinals of Wimbledon, this player’s form is very formidable and Tsitsipas can completely be defeated due to his unremarkable performance on the court. hard. Maybe this will be a shock lasting 3 sets.

Daniil Medvedev – James Duckworth: Around 6:00, August 13, men’s singles third round

Not playing at his best, but Medvedev still won the opening match of the campaign by taking advantage of a rainy break to beat Alexander Bublik. After the first set was extremely miserable due to many errors and bad serve, Medvedev found himself in the middle of the second set to go upstream and show his ability to help him finish the Australian Open runner-up this year.

Playing on grass & clay may not be easy for Medvedev, but hard courts are different, and the Russian player will be even happier when in the 3rd round he does not encounter too difficult opponents.

Duckworth competed in qualifying to get here but this year has beaten Taylor Fritz, Jannik Sinner, David Goffin and Adrian Mannarino, though it will be hard for him to find Medvedev’s weakness on hard courts once Medvedev is on the reels. .

Diego Schwartzman – Roberto Bautista-Agut: Around 1:00, August 13, men’s singles third round

It is not easy to predict because besides sharing the victory after 2 meetings, both players are having problems. Bautista-Agut was a finalist for two tournaments during the year but lost three in a row before playing in Toronto.

Schwartzman, meanwhile, is a forte on clay courts and is not really too dangerous on hard courts.

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Schwartzman in the past 3 months regularly advanced in tournaments

At this point Schwartzman is still a harder to beat and more consistent player, he hasn’t been eliminated early at any tournament since May. Plus he’s not too bad on hard courts. , and has confidence in his ability right now, so Bautista-Agut’s chances of winning are not high.

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Casper Ruud

Dusan Lajovic

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Karen Khachanov

Stefanos Tsitsipas


Andrey Rublev

John Isner

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Diego Schwartzman

Roberto Bautista Agut

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Reilly Opelka

Lloyd Harris


Daniil Medvedev

James Duckworth


Nikoloz Basilashvili

Hubert Hurkacz

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Sara Sorribes Tormo

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Petra Kvitova

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