OREANDA-NEWS. Russian Daniil Medvedev defeated Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas in the semifinals of the Australian Open Tennis Championships in Melbourne.

Medvedev, seeded number four, beat the fifth racket of the Tsitsipas tournament with a score of 6: 4, 6: 2, 7: 5. The tennis players spent 2 hours and 9 minutes on the court.

Medvedev's rival in the final will be the first racket of the world Serb Novak Djokovic, who beat another Russian tennis player Aslan Karatsev in his semifinals.

Tina Kandelaki, general producer of Match TV, commented on Daniil Medvedev's reaching the Australian Open final in her Telegram channel: “He scored. He hammered. Suppressed. Trampled. It's all about Medvedev. I even feel a little sympathy for Stefanos: it's difficult to play on that side is a wall from which all your balls bounce aggressively, and a cannon that immediately knocks the spirit out of you. "

Medvedev's winning streak in the ATP tournaments reached 20 matches, and the score of personal meetings between him and Tsitsipas became 6-1 in favor of the Russian. Victory in the tournament will allow Medvedev to reach the second line of the ATP rating, an updated version of which will be published on February 22.