Djokovic and Medvedev Set for 14th Profession Conflict in Dubai Semifinals


By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Thursday March 2, 2023

The 2 hottest gamers on the ATP Tour are set to conflict on Friday in Dubai. Novak Djokovic – he of the 20-match profitable streak, and 15-0 to begin the season – will face Daniil Medvedev, proprietor of 12 consecutive wins, for the 14th time.

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Djokovic, who defeated Medvedev earlier this season (6-3, 6-4) within the semifinals at Adelaide in a match that noticed him harm his hamstring, is aware of he’ll be in for a tricky problem.

“Daniil is likely one of the finest gamers on the earth for the final 5 years,” Djokovic mentioned. “Grand Slam winner. Former No. 1 on the earth. Not a lot to speak about. His high quality is as robust because it will get when you’re alleged to face somebody on the arduous courtroom significantly.”

Djokovic owns a 9-4 lifetime report towards Medvedev, and he has gained the final 4 conferences after dropping to Medvedev within the 2021 US Open last.

“I do know what to anticipate. I have been watching him play,” he mentioned. “He is on the roll, profitable tournaments, a number of tournaments earlier than Dubai, I am undecided. However he is had a fantastic run – I have never had a foul run myself, so I feel we’re each in nice kind and hopefully can have match.”

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