INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Daniil Medvedev defeated Frances Tiafoe 7-5, 7-6 (4) on Saturday for his nineteenth consecutive match victory of the yr and a berth within the BNP Paribas Open ultimate.
Medvedev will play for the title Sunday in opposition to the winner of the opposite semifinal between top-seeded Carlos Alcaraz or No. 11 seed Jannik Sinner.
Medvedev, the fifth seed, has dominated Tiafoe, successful all 5 of their profession conferences, together with 12 of 13 units within the course of.
Medvedev’s successful streak dates to his title run in Rotterdam in February. He then received tournaments in Doha and Dubai. Now, the 2021 U.S. Open champion and former world No. 1 is in place so as to add one other one.
Medvedev has confirmed resilient in the course of the 12-day event within the Southern California desert. He overcame a badly twisted ankle and a lower thumb in two straight matches to energy by way of to the ultimate.
Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova received the ladies’s doubles title with a 6-1, 6-7 (3), 10-7 victory over Beatriz Haddad Maia of Brazil and Laura Siegemund of Germany.
The Czech duo improved to 11-0 this yr, having received the Australian Open championship in January. They break up $436,730 in prize cash.
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