Medvedev marches into fourth round as Zverev edges French Open thriller

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  • Daniil Medvedev beats Tomas Machac 7-6 (4), 7-5, 1-6, 6-4
  • Alexander Zverev edges five-setter against Tallon Griekspoor

In Daniil Medvedev’s eight career appearances at the French Open, his performances have ranged from catastrophic to impressive with nothing in between. He continued to build his profile as a contender by returning to the fourth round of the French Open for the first time since 2021 with a hard-earned 7-6 (4), 7-5, 1-6, 6-4 win over Tomas Machac.

As Medvedev has learned to embrace clay-court tennis, still far from his favourite surface, he has compiled a unique record in Paris. The Russian has suffered five first-round losses, including on each of his first four appearances. Each time he has passed the third round, though, Medvedev has reached the second week.

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Written by Tumaini Carayol at Roland Garros
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/article/2024/jun/02/tennis-medvedev-zverev-machac-griekspoor-sabalenka-rybakina under the title “Medvedev marches into fourth round as Zverev edges French Open thriller”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.