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Masters 1000 Canada 2021: Medvedev-Isner and Tsitsipas-Opelka, Canada Masters 1.000 Semi-Finals


14/08/2021 –

EWorld No. 2, Russian Daniel Medvedev, Faces the American this Saturday John Isner Greece in the semifinals of the ATP 1,000 in Toronto Stephanos Chitsibas Conflict with the Americans in the other semifinal Reilly Opelka.

Opelka, the world number 32, won this Friday’s semi-final defeat Roberto Batista, Ranked 17th in the ATP rankings, in two sets of 3-6 and 6-7.

Tsitsipas, World No. 3, defeated Norway Casper Root (12) In two sets, 6-1 and 6-4.

Medvedev took three sets to beat the pole in Toronto this Friday Hubert Herkos (13). The Russians won 2-6, 7-6 and 7-6 in 2 hours and 16 minutes.

Meanwhile, John Isner, 30, escaped from the French Gale Monfils (22), 7-6 and 6-4 in 93 minutes.

While Medvedev, Tsitsipas and Isner have competition of these characteristics in their showcases, none of the four tennis players have won 1,000 masters titles in Canada.

Medvedev won in Cincinnati and Shanghai in 2019 and in Paris in 2020 At the same time Chitsibas won Monte Carlo this year and Isner in Miami in 2018.

Interestingly, both Russia and Greeks lose to Rafa Nadal in the last two finals of the 1,000 Canadian Masters. Chittagong en 2018 and Medvedev en 2019.

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