Number 2 in the World ATP rankings, Daniil Medvedev has lost to another Russian tennis player named Andrey Rublev in the Western & Southern Open semi-final match in Cincinnati. It was an action-packed match. But Medvedev seemed very unhappy with the loss as he won this tournament in 2019. He collides with the camera outside the tennis court during this semi-final game.
Daniil Medvedev was stunned by the Russian professional Andrey Rublev by 2-6 6-3 6-3 in Cincinnati. Now with this victory, Andrey Rublev is qualified for the final match against the German professional tennis player and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics gold medalist, Alexander Zverev who defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas to book his place in the finals. Rublev can win his maiden Masters 1000 title if he manages to beat Alexander Zverev in the final match.
Medvedev was found colliding with the camera outside the tennis court during the game when he was chasing the ball to hit in the second set. Both he and the cameraman fell, Medvedev then got up and kicked the camera and found saying to the Umpire, “Take it away. I almost broke my hand.” He was so upset that he didn’t talk to the media. But Medvedev’s semi-final opponent, Rublev expressed his view after the match.
Daniil Medvedev collided with a camera in Cincinnati, but has recovered to move in striking distance of taking the match. #CincyTennispic.twitter.com/6euH1AaKYQ
— ATP Tour (@atptour) August 21, 2021
The final match of the Western and Southern Open will be played on Monday at 2:00 am (IST) between Rublev and the Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Alexander Zverev.