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Fritz beats Norrie to set up million-dollar clash against Medvedev in Diriyah Cup final

The winner of the 12-player exhibition field goes home with a $1 million prize money cheque

Taylor Fritz Taylor Fritz Image Credit: AI / Reuters / Panoramic

American Taylor Fritz advanced to the final of the Diriyah Tennis Cup in Saudi Arabia with a three-set win over Britain’s Cameron Norrie on Friday evening.

After Fritz won the first set in a tiebreak 7-6, Norrie bounced back to win the second set 6-4. The deciding set was played in the form of a super tiebreak which Fritz won 10-6.

Fritz will now meet world No 7 Daniil Medvedev in Friday’s final with the winner taking home a $1 million pay cheque.

Medvedev defeated Swiss Stan Wawrinka in the first semi-final of the day.

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