MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) – Daniil Medvedev finally figured out how to win a five-seater Everything himself

Fourth-stud Medvedev was 6-0 in Grand Slam five-set games and his third-round Australian Open game against Nr Filip Krajinovic with 28 seeds looked like it would go all the way

After several angry outbursts from an increasingly lively and chatty Medvedev directed against his box in an otherwise empty Rod Laver Arena – fans were banned as a precautionary measure for COVID-19 – his trainer Gilles Cervara stood up and left

“He said shortly before his departure that he was sure that I would win the match. He will leave me alone to be calmer,” Medvedev said in his TV interview in court after the 6-3, 6- 3, 4-6, 3-6, 6-0 win on Saturday “It was a good thing. Fortunately, I won”

Some experts, including John McEnroe, tip the 25-year-old Russian for his big break in Australia Medvedev said in a 17-game winning streak that includes titles in the 2020 ATP finals that he is a good one Has a way to go, but has a long way to go

In the next round he has to face the unsettled American Mackenzie McDonald. After that, a quarter-finals against No. 7 Andrey Rublev, who helped him win the ATP Cup title for Russia last week, No 2-ranked Rafael Nadal, a 20-time main winner, is also in half of the draw

Nadal extended his winning streak against other left-handers to 16 with a 7-5, 6-2, 7-5 win over Nr Cameron Norrie (69) reached the fourth round at Melbourne Park for the fourth time in 16 runs

He’s chasing the 21st Main title of a men’s record, but entered the tournament in 2021 with back stiffness and no competitive games

“Today is better, yes”, said Nadal about his back pain. “On the first day I feel an improvement, and that is the most important thing for me today”

He didn’t drop a sentence in three games and said, “I hope he helps me for what’s to come”

In his immediate future, No 16 is Fabio Fognini, who is Australia’s last hope in the men’s draw, Jan. seeded Alex de Minaur, directly won

Medvedev had problems with his left thigh and was on medical time out for treatment late in the fourth set

When Medvedev fell 5-2 in the fourth game, he shouted: “I’ve never seen anything like it!”

He returned to play better in the crucial set and punched an inside-out forehand winner in the corner to end an 18-bar exchange and pause to make it 2-0

He didn’t drop another game as he regained momentum from Krajinovic, who was previously 4-1 in games that lasted the entire five sets

“Unlike previous games where I could get close here, I was very calm to finish the game,” said Medvedev, “Really happy I got the five-set win”

Medvedev, the US. Last year’s Open finalist will next play against McDonald, a player he has stylishly compared to Roger Federer.Mcdonald defeated Lloyd Harris in straight sets to get his best Grand Slam result by reaching the round of 16 at the Australian Open reached

The seventh Rublev won 7: 5, 6: 2, 6: 3 against Feliciano Lopez and thus ended the 75 big tournament of the 39-year-old Spaniard in a row

The Russian men had a loss on Day 6 with No. 19 Karen Khachanov beaten by No. 9 Matteo Berrettini 7-6 (1), 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5) Berrettini is next against the fifth Stefanos Tsitsipas, a 6-4, 6-1, 6-1 winner against Mikael Ymer from Sweden

Front runner Ash Barty, who won the Yarra Valley Classic for a title in her first tournament in almost 12 months on the sidelines last week, beat Ekaterina Alexandrova of Russia 6-2, 6-4

Barty said while it felt strange not having fans in the stadium for the first time in her career at the highest level, there were some things she didn’t mind

Elise Mertens, a semi-finalist of the Australian Open 2018, who won the Gippsland Trophy Tuning tournament last week, had a 6-2, 6-1 win over Belinda Bencic with the 11th Starting position In her next game against Karolina Muchova in the fourth round she will take a seven-game winning streak

No The 25-strong Muchova recovered from a 5-0 deficit in the second set in near silence, which only made the turnaround seem more bizarre when she defeated No 6 Karolina Pliskova 7-5, 7-5

There were no fans in the stands due to the start of a five-day lockdown by the Victoria state government in response to a COVID-19 outbreak at a quarantine hotel000 viewers a day – 50% of the capacity – had been admitted on earlier days

“Yesterday morning I was actually happy that I will finally be playing on a bigger court and that there will be a lot,” said Muchova “” But now we have been unlucky for five days. Hopefully it will come back then ”

No 61-year-old Jessica Pegula had a 6-2, 6-1 win over Kristina Mladenovic and will next against Nr Elina Svitolina with five seeds who beat Yulia Putintseva 6-4: 6 in the last nine games : 0 won

No 22 Jennifer Brady only dropped four games to make a fourth round game against No 28 Donna Vekic, who saved a match point and beat Kaia Kanepi 5-7, 7-6 (2), 6-4

“I was really brave in a few moments,” said Vekic. “I was like, ‘OK, how am I a match point down? I don’t want it to be over ’”

Medvedev, Krajinovic, Daniil Medvedev

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