Daniil Medvedev at the demonstration in Halle against David Goffin

Russian player Daniil Medvedev postponed his match against David Goffin on Wednesday, in the 1st round of ATP Halle in just over an hour.

World No. 1 Daniil Medvedev showed speed against Belgian David Goffin (39th), who beat 6-3 6-2 in 1:04 a.m. in the first round of the ATP 500 tournament on Halle grass, mercredi.

Medvedev, who partially eliminated his surprise loss in the final at S’Hertogenbosch on Sunday against Tim Van Rijthoven, will face Belarus Ilya Ivashka (42nd) in the eighth final.

Aided by a huge first ball-79% of points won behind his first service-, the Russian relentlessly bounced off his opponent, breaking very quickly to 2-1 in the first set at the start of the second half.

Harapin si Goffin who had his first match on grass this year, he controlled the whole match, conceding only two break balls, before imposing in two sets.

Medvedev will be sidelined from Wimbledon following the decision by the organizers of the London Grand Chelem tournament to ban the participation of the Russians in Belarus following the invasion of Ukraine by Russia.


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