Wildcard Tim van Rijthoven upsets Daniil Medvedev in Den Bosch final

Daniil Medvedev was beaten by native wild card recipient Tim van Rijthoven in the Den Bosch final 6-4 6-1.

This was a very short and very uneventful match as Daniil Medvedev simply did not show up. The Russian rarely produces a completely lacklustre performance but this was it by a long shot. To be completely fair he faced a player who is playing the best tennis of his life in front of his native crowd. Van Rijthoven was very inspired today, even more so than before this week.

He jumped out to an early 2-0 lead but the match was stopped in the 3rd game because Medvedev had a nosebleed. Nothing strange, it has happened before. After the MTO the match continued with Medvedev pulling back to break and it was a grass-court match from there. At 5-4 van Rijthoven got another chance and this time he took it winning the opening set 6-4.

The Dutch player served exceptionally well the entire time and Medvedev was struggling a lot to get the ball back. He kind of checked out of the match in the 2nd set completely. He was slamming the ball either wide or in the net and there was very little fight from him. In the end a bit over 60 minutes for the Dutch player as he wins his maiden trophy on home soil. He will jump dramatically on the rankings almost breaking into the top 100.

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