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Alert: No 2 seed Medvedev reaches round three with win over Alcaraz

Russia’s Daniil Medvedev overpowered Spain’s Carlos Alcaraz to book his spot in the third round at Wimbledon for the third time.

Daniil Medvedev, Wimbledon 2021 Daniil Medvedev, Wimbledon 2021
  • What happened: Russia’s Daniil Medvedev is into the third round at Wimbledon for the third consecutive time with a 6-4, 6-1, 6-2 victory over Carlos Alcaraz in one hour and 34 minutes.
  • Key stat: The world No 2 put on a serving clinic against the 18-year-old wild card from Spain, dropping just 2 points behind his first serve (38/40), but the return game is where Medvedev really did his damage – he broke Alcaraz seven times and won 20 of 27 second-serve return points.
  • Next opponent: Medvedev’s draw could get a lot tougher from here. He’ll face either former finalist Marin Cilic or France’s Benjamin Bonzi in round three.
  • To follow the matches live, see the men’s and women’s draws, we recommend that you visit the official tournament website.
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