Sinner Sets Up Yet Another Final Against Medvedev After Beating Rublev In Vienna

Sinner Sets Up Yet Another Final Against Medvedev After Beating Rublev In Vienna

by Evita Mueller

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Jannik Sinner set up yet another ATP final meeting with Daniil Medvedev after beating Andrey Rublev at the 2023 Vienna Open.

Daniil Medvedev bested Stefanos Tsitsipas earlier in the day to secure the final, and now Jannik Sinner did the same thing. He faced Andrey Rublev in a very tight match but outplayed the Russian.

The first set saw Rublev actually dominate at the start of the match. He was up 5-2 and looked completely in rhythm as Sinner struggled to find solutions.

He ultimately did as he went on a 5-0 rampage to finish off the set 7-5. That doesn't happen often between players as good as they are, but it showed how good Sinner has been recently.

The Italian finished with 11 winners and seven unforced errors, the same amount of errors Rublev had. The only problem for the Russian was that he totalled only five winners, which was not enough. As fantastic as he is as a hitter, Sinner is just unbelievable at times.

The Italian looked in control of the second set as well, though it needed a bit to finally break through. He did so at 4-4, taking a 5-4 lead, but then lost his serve when he was serving for the match.

That was less than ideal, but he kept fighting against Rublev, who looked reinvigorated with that break. The Russian took a 6-5 lead, Sinner sent us into a tie-break, and it was a good one.

Despite Rublev being up 4-2 in the tie-break, Sinner remained calm and outplayed him down the line to win the match in two sets. The final score was 7-6 7-6(5) for the Italian, who moved on to the final.

He'll face Daniil Medvedev in the final, the same player he bested at the China Open in the final recently.


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