Sohu Sports News On January 24th, Beijing time, the 2022 Tennis Grand Slam Australian Open continued. In the focus of the fourth round of the men’s singles, Medvedev, the No. 2 seed in the tournament, fell into a hard fight and became a master in the face of the dark horse of the tournament. In the Cressey match, he entered the tie-break twice, and finally won the match 6-2/7-6/6-7/7-5, won 11 consecutive majors since the US Open, and advanced to the quarter-finals. Will play against No. 9 seed Eliassim.
Medvedev is a leading figure in the new generation of men’s tennis players. In 2019, he broke into the US Open final with a strong explosion, and lost to Nadal in five sets. In 2020, he will be credited with the year-end finals championship. After losing to Djokovic in the Australian Open final, he completed his revenge in the US Open final and won his first Grand Slam title of his career. This year’s Australian Open played as the No. 2 seed and was regarded as the No. 1 favorite to win the championship in the absence of Djokovic. The first three rounds did not encounter much challenges, beating Lakossonan, Kyrgios and Dezande Cilop in a row. In the fourth round, Medvedev met the big dark horse American player Cresci, who had only two Grand Slam main matches before. This Australian Open upset the 22nd seed Isner in the first round, and then won consecutive victories. Makhach and O’Connell reached the fourth round of a major for the first time in their careers.
In the first set, Crecy, who served the first game, withstood the pressure of 40-40 tie in the first game to complete the security, and Medvedev then secured the first service game to tie 1-1. In the third game, Medvedev quickly impacted the opponent’s serve, and Kressy made a volley to resolve a break point. Then Kressy continued to send Medvedev’s backhand and crossed to get the break point. The volley and the net lost the game, and Medvedev took advantage of the situation to secure a 3-1 lead. In the seventh game, Medvedev continued to improve his serve-receiving state. After getting the chance to break serve, he hit a backhand winning point to break serve, and took advantage of the situation to make a 6-2 easy win in the first set.
In the second set, the starting stage was still their own rhythm. Medvedev was constantly looking for opportunities to impact the opponent’s serving game. Both the third and fifth games forced a 40-40 tie, and Crecy was high at the critical moment The quality serve did not give a break point chance. Kressy had a 6-5 first-mover advantage under the guarantee. In the twelfth game, Medvedev was challenged in serving. It was also an inventory of forehand attacking mistakes to send a break point first. The volley on the Internet formed a high-quality short ball. After a long run, Medvedev saved the ball and picked out a diagonal short ball to resolve the break point, and the score was tied at 6-6. In the tie-break, Cresci’s state declined, and the double-fault was the first to encounter a mini-break. Medvedev led the way 7-4 to win the tie-break and won the second set, bringing the total score to a 1-1 tie.
In the third set, both of them were lovegame guaranteed serve. Kressy scored 100% of the first serve in this set, and Medvedev scored 85% of the first serve. Neither of them had a chance to get a break point. Medvedev’s first-mover advantage was guaranteed to lead 5-4. Afterwards, Cresci asked the guards to enter the field for treatment. After a brief interruption, the game resumed. The score was tied 6-6 for the second time in the tie-break. Medvedev received the serve and attacked after a small score of 3-3 The score took the lead in the mini-break. Under pressure, Crecy launched a counter-attack. After receiving the serve and volleying the net, he scored a break back. Then Crecy directly scored the winning point after receiving the serve. The set was won by 7-5, and the total score came to 1-2 behind.
In the fourth set, the first serving game was tied at 1-1. In the third game, Kressey’s serving state fluctuated slightly. Medvedev got a chance to break serve. After that, Kressey still served. On the tactical rescue break point to protect the serve. Medvedev kept hitting the opponent’s serve game. He missed three break point opportunities in the fifth game and failed to save two break points in the seventh game. In the face of the opponent’s super volleying ability, Medvedev could not serve and play. It’s hard to break through. The score came to a 5-5 tie. After the 30-30 tie in the eleventh game, Medvedev finally hit a cross ball to get the break point. After Kressi saved two break points, the third break The volley on the point did not open the angle, and Medvedev took advantage of the forehand to cross in a straight line, and finally succeeded in fulfilling the 9th break point in this set. Medvedev took advantage of the situation and won the serve to win the game, and won the fourth set 7-5. victory.
In the end, the No. 2 seed Medvedev was challenged by a small challenge, defeating American player Crecy 3-1 in two tie-breaks, and reached the quarterfinals of the Grand Slam men’s singles for the sixth time in his career. The whole game took 3 hours and 30 minutes. In the game, Kressi completed 18 ACES balls and 18 double faults, while Medvedev made 15 ACES balls and 6 double faults. The success rate of first serve is 65%. Medvedev is slightly ahead. , the first serve scoring rate is 85% leading by 10 percentage points. In terms of scoring before the net, Medvedev didn’t get 17 points online, while Kleisi, who used the net as the main scoring method, scored 89 points in 135 online games. On the winning point, Kresi leads 75-60, and Medvedev has only 11 unforced errors, while Kresi has 49. In terms of break performance, Kresi has only 1 break point in the audience, while Medvedev has only 1 break point. 12 break points for 3 break points.Return to Sohu, see more
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