( file pic : Daniil Medvedev)

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Patna : Fourth seed Daniil Medvedev, 24, Russia, beat 5th seed Stefanos Tsitsipas, 22, Greece, in straight sets in semifinals at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne Park, Australia, on February 19, 2021, to reach the final of Australian Open (AO) 2021. World No 4 Medvedev defeated Tsitsipas 6-4, 6-2, 7-5 in semi-finals. Medvedev will clash with World No 1 Novak Djokovic, 33, Serbia, in final on February 21, 2021. 2021.

The Russian hammered 17 Aces in the match to 3 by Tsitsipas. Medvedev, in all, won 106 points during the match to 77 by the Greek. The Russian won 5 games in a row in the match to 3 by Tsitsipas. Medvedev won 5 break points to just 1 by Tsitsipas, who had stunned World No 2 Rafael Nadal, 34, Spain, in quarter-finals. Medvedev had defeated 7th seed Andrey Rublev, Russia, in QFs.