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Medvedev into Adelaide semi-finals, awaits Djokovic or Shapovalov

Daniil Medvedev beat Karen Khachanov 6-3, 6-3 on Friday

Daniil Medvedev, Adelaide 2023 Daniil Medvedev | © AI / Reuters / Panoramic

Third seed Daniil Medvedev defeated fellow Russian Karen Khachanov 6-3, 6-3 to reach the semi-finals of the Adelaide International 1 at Memorial Drive Tennis Centre on Friday.

Former world No 1 Medvedev, now ranked No 7, will face the winner of the match between Serb Novak Djokovic, the top seed, and Canadian Denis Shapovalov, the No 7 seed, next.

Daniil Medvedev has yet to lose a set in Adelaide, even if he was very close when benefitted from the abandonment of Italian Lorenzo Sonego (7-6 (6), 2-1). Then he beat Serb Miomir Kecmanovic (6-0, 6-3).

Khachanov, ranked No 20, beat Argentinian Pedro Cachin (6-2, 6-4) and Jack Draper (6-4, 6-2) in the previous rounds.

Adelaide ATP250, other quarter-final results (Memorial Drive Tennis Centre, hard, USD 642.735, most recent results first):

  • Sebastian Korda beat Jannik Sinner (6): 7-5, 6-1
  • Yoshihito Nishioka beat Alexei Popyrin: 7-6 (4), 6-7 (8), 6-2
  • Novak Djokovic vs. Denis Shapovalov : Friday
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