Daniil Medvedev, world quantity 2, certified for the ultimate of the match on grass of ‘s-Hertogenbosch (Netherlands), Saturday June 11, by dominating the Frenchman Adrian Mannarino (7-5, 7-5) in 1h56 . The 26-year-old Russian makes positive to get well first place within the ATP rankings on Monday.
Daniil Medvedev will meet the surprising Dutchman Tim Van Rijthoven (25 years previous, 205th within the world) on Sunday within the ultimate, who eradicated Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime (ninth) 6-3, 6-1, 7-6 (7-5) on Saturday. . “We were probably 18 the last time we saw each other and he was still playing well on grass, so I'm not surprised,” the Russian participant, injured final April, stated of his Dutch opponent.
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His qualification for the ultimate, his first because the Australian Open the place he misplaced within the fifth set in opposition to Rafael Nadal, ensures him to dethrone Serbian Novak Djokovic on Monday in first place within the world rankings, a spot he already occupied two weeks final March. Daniil Medvedev has 13 titles on the ATP circuit, together with the 2021 version of the US Open, however he has not but received any tournaments this season.
The ‘s-Hertogenbosch match is a part of the preparation for Wimbledon (June 27-July 10), the place neither Sabalenka, nor Alexandrova, nor Medvedev will be capable to line up, the organizers of the London match having determined to exclude the athletes Russians and Belarusians of its 2022 version in response to the invasion of Ukraine by Russia. Adrian Mannarino, seventieth within the world, was the defending champion on Dutch grass, the place he received the one title of his profession in 2019 – the 2020 and 2021 editions have been canceled as a result of Covid pandemic.