Daniil Medvedev struggled a bit against Millman at the start of the match but rolled after that beating him easily for the 7-5 6-2 6-2 victory.
Medvedev and Millman play a similar type of tennis with each keeping the rallies long and hoping for a few errors from the opponents. Due to that, we saw a that lasted over two hours despite not that many games played. The first set was particularly gruelling between the players as it lasted over an hour.
The first three games of the match were all won by the returning player indicating that neither was in a really good rhythm to start. Medvedev was the better player after that but due to the way both played, we saw a couple of more breaks until Medvedev finally finished off the first set 7-5. We saw 7 losses of serve in that first set.
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From there on out Medvedev was much sharper and he bested Millman rather comfortably in all of the sets. He simply found his rhythm and struck the ball aggressively, almost to prevent having to play such a set again. He won the second set 6-2 thanks to 11 winners and then added a few more to finish off the match with a 6-2 3rd set.
A good win for Medvedev who looks as the second best player here so far.
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