Daniil Medvedev ousts Novak Djokovic 3-6 6-3 6-3 in the semifinal in Cincinnati on Saturday. Medvedev is going to play against David Goffin in the final.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

The set was pretty even as both sides managed to hold the serve. The only difference was 1 break that Novak conquered in the 6th game (4-2) before winning the set (6-3).

2nd set.

Similarly to the 1st set, the set was pretty even as both sides managed to hold the serve. The only difference was 1 break that Medvedev conquered in the 8th game (5-3) before winning the set (6-3).

3rd set.

The Russian won the set after he broke Djokovic in the 3rd (2-1) and in the 9th (6-3) game. That was enough for Medvedev to win the set as he didn’t drop his serve in the rest of the set.

1st
Medvedev
Djokovic
3-6
3
6
3
5
2
5
2
4
2
3
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1
2nd
Medvedev
Djokovic
6-3
6
3
5
3
4
3
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0
3rd
Medvedev
Djokovic
6-3
6
3
5
3
4
3
4
2
3
2
3
1
2
1
1
1
0
1

Statistics

Medvedev won this encounter even if he scored the same amount of points of Novak (75 vs. 75).

The Russian served extremely well to win 78% of the points (43/55) behind his first serve. Anyhow he won only 42% points (11/26) on his second serve. The Russian fired 16 aces and he committed 4 double faults. Medvedev was remarkable in converting all the break points (3/3). On the other side, the Serbian was well focused in converting 50% of the break points that he procured points (1/2). Nonetheless, that was not enough to win the encounter.

After this encounter, the head to head between Medvedev and Djokovic is 2-3 for Novak.

Highlights Daniil Medvedev vs. Novak Djokovic Western & Southern Open – Cincinnati

Next Match: Daniil Medvedev vs. David Goffin – stats

Medvedev will face Goffin in the final.

This will be the 3rd time that Daniil Medvedev and David Goffin play each other. The head to head is 1-1 for Medvedev and Goffin (see full H2H stats), 1-0 on hard.

The last time that they locked horns, Goffin won 4-6 6-2 3-6 6-3 7-5 in the 3rd round in London back in July 2019.

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