“Curious about Coach Calv’s analysis?” you may ask. Well, here it is: “This is the sixth time they have faced each other this year. Medvedev typically comes out on top, but Zverev thrives in high altitude matches. It could be a close one. Both players will stick to their usual strategies – Medvedev staying far back and making few mistakes, while Zverev relies on his powerful serves and aggressive court coverage. However, Zverev struggles at the net, limiting his options. Also, there seems to be some tension between the two as Medvedev denied their friendship after Zverev claimed they have known each other since their junior years. I would still give Medvedev the slight edge, but the altitude could make it a tight match.”
Daniil Medvedev dominated Andrey Rublev on the court, utilizing a patient and unrelenting power-based strategy that left his opponent visibly emotional.
Alexander Zverev may be overcoming a hurdle. Before, he was able to defeat most opponents except for the top players in crucial moments. However, since returning from a lengthy injury, he has been consistently improving. His recent victory against Carlos Alcaraz, where he came from behind, was an impressive accomplishment.
Given this situation, predicting the outcome of this match is quite difficult. With Alcaraz’s victory over Andrey Rublev earlier today, it is possible that only one of these players will advance. If this is indeed the case, the winner of tonight’s match will be the one to progress.
Play: 9pm local, 8pm GMT