Daniil Medvedev
Daniil Medvedev

With the top-two seeds, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer crushing out from the Shanghai Rolex Masters 2019, Daniil Medvedev and Stefanos Tsitsipas take on the semifinal court at the Chinese Masters 1000 event.

The Russian, Medvedev remains undefeated against the Greek lad, Stefanos Tsitsipas as he extends his head to head record to 5-0 against the World Number six, Tsitsipas by defeating him 7-6(5), 7-5 in the semifinals of the Shanghai Masters and enters the sixth straight final on the ATP Tour this year.

In the finals, he will meet the victor from the match between Alexander Zverev and Matteo Berrettini.

Set One: 

The ATP young guns made a solid start with none of the players facing break points and followed by Daniil Medvedev holding his game to love for a 2-1 lead. Later it was Tsitsipas serving to love at 3-3 and their exhibition of serves continued with none of them coming across break points until 4-4.

What a pass!

That’s a miss!

With the Russian, Medvedev coming up with unforced errors and a double fault gave the Greek had three break opportunities. However, producing winners and an ace Medvedev protected his service game and lead by 5-4.

TsitsiFAST!

Their first serve win percentage was effective throughout the first set and with no errors, the set sailed into the tiebreaker. Their quality tennis continued in the tiebreaker and without any delay, Daniil Medvedev held the first set 7-6(5) on the first set point with Tsitsipas widening his groundstroke.

15 consecutive sets on the ATP Tour!

Set Two: 

The second set deviated from their usual tennis as Medvedev’s amazing backhand pass gave him a break for a 2-1 lead and later consolidated for a 3-1 lead.

Clutch tennis from MADvedev!

Their corner to corner tennis prevailed and Daniil Medvedev seemed unwilling to extend the match and dropped just three points on his serve until 5-4.

On the tramlines!

However, the course of the match changed as Medvedev committed back to back unforced errors and gave rise to three break chances for the Greek. With Medvedev flawing a forehand the set was balanced at 5-5, but in the next game, the unstoppable Russian broke back.

TsitsiBREAK!

TsitsiBROKEN BACK!

Without wasting time, Daniil Medvedev sailed into the finals in Shanghai by defeating the Greek lad in straight sets.

Sixth Consecutive Final!