Olkhovsky told how to play Medvedev in the match against Alcaraz 00:40

Andrey Olkhovsky, winner of two Grand Slam tournaments in mixed doubles in commentary TASS He described Spanish tennis player Carlos Alcaras as the favorite of the US Open match with Russian representative Daniil Medvedev, but noted that the Russian athlete still has a chance of success in the fight.

“Medvedev needs to play very decisively, collectively, then the struggle will begin. I don’t think the match in the evening session will make the game easier for Medvedev, because at higher temperature the ball flies faster, but on the other hand, the forehands of Alcaraz will be slower, ”said Olkhovsky.

Thanks to his victory over compatriot Andrei Rublev, Medvedev advanced to the semi-finals, outscoring 6:4, 6:3, 6:4 in three sets. In turn, Alcaraz knocked out the German Alexander Zverev in a fight. The match between Medvedev and Alcaraz will be played on September 9 and will not start before 02:00 Moscow time.

Alcaraz is the current winner of the tournament. In 2022, he defeated Norway’s Kasper Ruud in a decisive match in four sets. Medvedev won the US Open in 2021, defeating Novak Djokovic. The Russian tennis player is the third racket in the world, the Spaniard is the leader in the rating of the Professional Tennis Association (ATP).

Former trainer of tennis player Medvedev saidWhat does it take to beat Alcaraz?

Source: Gazeta


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