In the BNP Paribas Open’s semifinal match, Russian World No.6 Daniil Medvedev will face the American World No.16 Frances Tiafoe
Daniil Medvedev vs Frances Tiafoe : Match details
- Tournament: Indian Wells Masters 2023
- Match: Daniil Medvedev vs Frances Tiafoe
- Round: Semi Final
- Date: March 18, 2023
- Venue: Indian Wells Tennis Garden, California.
- Surface: Outdoor Hardcourt
- Prize Money: $8,800,000
Daniil Medvedev vs Frances Tiafoe : Preview
Medvedev’s impressive performance at the Indian Wells tournament is set to propel him to the world No. 5 ranking. Having already won his first Grand Slam title at the US Open in 2021, his current momentum suggests that he could be a strong contender for future titles even though there were struggles at the tennis paradise mostly due to the slower court speed.
After an inconsistent 2022 season, the 27-year-old has regained his top form this year. He won 18 consecutive matches and secured his spot in the semi-finals at Indian Wells by defeating Alejandro Davidovich Fokina: 6-3, 7-5.
Local hero Frances Tiafoe fought his way to the quarter-finals with impressive victories over Marcos Giron, Jason Kubler, and Alejandro Tabilo. He later defeated former champion Cameron Norrie to secure his spot in the semis. The final score in the quarter-final against the British World No.10 was 6-4, 6-4.
Although Medvedev expressed reservations about the tournament conditions, he defeated his opponents, even in best-of-three sets. Despite having conquered Tiafoe’s playing style before, Tiafoe’s consistent performances so far hint that an upset may result from his sustained level of play.
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Daniil Medvedev vs Frances Tiafoe : Prediction
The American World No.16 is yet to get a win over the Russian World No.6 in their four encounters. Frances Tiafoe has looked in great touch the whole tournament and is yet to lose a set here. With Medvedev struggling to get his deadly touch in this tournament so far, Tiafoe can fancy his chances here.
Prediction: Medvedev to get through in three sets.
Daniil Medvedev vs Frances Tiafoe: Live Streaming Details
- USA: Tennis Channel
- UK: Amazon Prime Video
- India: Tennis TV
- Canada: TSN
- Australia: beIN Sports
- France, Russia, Hungary: Eurosport
Daniil Medvedev vs Frances Tiafoe: Match Timings
- Dubai: 3:30 AM(March 19)
- Melbourne: 9:00 AM (March 19)
- New York: 4:00 PM
- London: 7:30 PM
- India: 2:30 AM (March 19)
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