Russia’s Medvedev stuns second seed Thiem in Montreal

Russia’s Medvedev stuns second seed Thiem in Montreal

Russia’s Medvedev stuns second seed Thiem in Montreal

Bautista Agut won the set comfortably and the third went to a tie break which Monfils led 5-0 before sealing victory with a huge forehand victor after more than two hours. "I want to win every match I play", he said. "I'm hoping that I can pull it out." . I was like, 'Yeah, ' but we never know.

Daniil Medvedev feels that Nadal does not have an advantage of playing one less match than him.

"I love these matches, night session, I play tennis for the big moments, big shows. I don't know if my body is ready yet, but I'll find out".

Monfils, who also made the semis at the Rogers Cup in 2016 in Toronto, improved his record against Bautista Agut to 4-1.

Born just over three months apart, the Moscow natives squared off in the semifinals of their hometown tournament in the players' only previous ATP Tour meeting last October, which Khachanov won 6-1, 6-7 (5), 6-3.

Gaël Monfils of France addresses the spectators after pulling out of his match against Rafael Nadal of Spain because of an injury during Day 9 of the Rogers Cup at IGA Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, in Montreal.

Nadal broke serve to start the deciding set and never looked back as he took a measure of revenge against Fognini, who defeated Nadal in the final of the Monte Carlo Masters in April.

Nadal will aim for his fifth Canadian trophy on Sunday when he faces Daniil Medvedev, who dominated Russian compatriot Karen Khachanov 6-1, 7-6 (8/6). I said I didn't roll it, like, full, but I roll it a little bit, enough for me to be careful.

"With all the travelling and the short transition, after two very tough matches yesterday and two days ago, I think the battery was empty today", said the second-seeded Thiem.

"From one side it's hard, but ... we know what to expect, how we are playing completely different styles".

Khachanov, ranked No. 8, blasted a ball out of the venue during Thursday's win over Auger-Aliassime in frustration at crowd noise during play, leading to loud boos.

Daniil Medvedev also revealed that he didn't expect himself to reach this far and play against the "Big Three" in the finals of an ATP Masters 1000 event. I came back. I played this week. "It was risky to play another match because I could risk hurting myself for real".

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