Medvedev beats Khachanov to reach first Masters final
Daniil Medvedev overcame fellow Russian Karen Khachanov in the Rogers Cup semi-finals.
Daniil Medvedev continued his impressive run at the Rogers Cup, reaching his first ATP Masters 1000 final with a straight-sets win over Karen Khachanov.
Medvedev is yet to drop a set in Montreal and the eighth seed overcame fellow Russian Khachanov 6-1 7-6 (8-6) in their semi-final on Saturday.
The 23-year-old moved into his ninth ATP Tour final – and fifth of the year – but first at Masters level.
Medvedev dominated the first set against Khachanov, losing just three points on serve and breaking twice.
Khachanov twice came from a break down in the second set before giving up a 4-2 lead in the tie-break, Medvedev winning four of the final five points to progress.
Hello, maiden #ATPMasters1000 final.
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