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Daniil Medvedev and Stefanos Tsitsipas face off in Ohio semifinals

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No. 1 seed Daniil Medvedev (Russia) and No. 4 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas (Greece) will join USA on Friday to set up a semifinal matchup at the Western & Southern Open in Mason, Ohio. defeated their quarterfinal opponents.

Medvedev beats 11th seed Taylor He beat Fritz 7-6 (1) 6-3 and Tsitsipas heavy his serve John Isner 7-6 (5) 5-7 6 -3 and beat in about 2 games. 1/2 hour.

Medvedev hit his 32 winners, including his 18 aces, to beat Fritz in a matchup between world No. 1 and his No. 13 player. Medvedev also saved all his points in his six breaks he faced.

"Cincinnati has a fast court and a fast ball, and I've always liked it. But especially he's always a tricky match between two great servers," Medvedev said. said after the game. "Even if it wasn't Isner, I think Taylor and I did a good job. We knew it was going to be a tough match." Unanswered he scored seven points after being led by 0. He improved to his 20-6 tiebreaker at the ATP Masters 1000 event.

Tsitsipas went on to win despite Isner leading in Aces (18-7), First Serve Points (55-47) and Overall Winner (54-41). I was. Isner made his 21 unforced errors, but Tsitsipas only had him nine.

"At the end of that (third) set, everything (down) came down to a few points, so I stayed there and was able to get one more ball back, so I gave him a lot. I couldn't give him a job," Tsitsipas said.

Their match was interrupted by rain midway through the first set tiebreaker. Tsitsipas had a 4-3 lead at that point, but when he got back on the court he was 5-4 behind, but from there he scored his last three.

Now he's playing against Medvedev.

"He has to play his game," said Tsitsipas. "I've played well. Of course obstacles like Daniil's are never easy. I'm going to approach my game in the most precise and best way and let my tennis speak for itself."

Not all was smooth sailing for seeded players. Croatia's Borna Čoric beat No. 7 seed Felix Ogier of Canada to her Aliassime 6-4 6-4 to clinch a spot in the semi-finals.

Coric, ranked 152nd in the world, is working toward a comeback from her shoulder surgery, and to secure her upset, she served 32 first out of her points. She scored 31 points (96.9%).

He will face Friday's final quarterfinal winner.

– Field Level Media