2020 St. Petersburg Open Day 3: Daniil Medvedev Outlasts Richard Gasquet

If you missed out on any of the previous days of the 2020 St. Petersburg Open, make sure to check out the articles below!

2020 St. Petersburg Open Day 1: Cameron Norrie Upsets World No. 28

2020 St. Petersburg Open Day 2: Khachanov & Rublev Cruise To 2nd Round

2020 St. Petersburg Open Day 3 Recap

Daniil Medvedev would outlast a test from Richard Gasquet, Stan Wawrinka and Evgeny Donskoy would play an impressive match, and much more at the 2020 St. Petersburg Open.

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2020 St. Petersburg Open Day 3 Results

Singles Results

Nino Serdarusic (q) vs. Reilly Opelka

In the opening set of qualifier Nino Serdarusic’s match against Reilly Opelka, Serdarusic would manage to break Opelka’s serve once, in the fourth game, to take the set 6-3.

In the second set, each player would serve well, holding their serve through twelve combined games en route to a tiebreak.

In the tiebreak, Opelka would prevail, 7-5, to take the set 7-6 (7-5) and force a decisive third set. In the decisive third set, Opelka would manage to get two breaks to take the set 6-2 and win the match 3-6, 7-6 (7-5), 6-2.

Viktor Troicki (ll) vs. Denis Shapovalov (2)

In the opening set of the second-seeded Denis Shapovalov’s match against Viktor Troicki, Shapovalov would win five games in a row at one point before taking the set 6-2.

In the second set, Shapovalov would get two breaks of Troicki’s serve to take the set 6-3 and win the match 6-2, 6-3.

Roman Safiullin (wc) vs. Emilio Gomez (ll)

In the first set of wildcard Roman Safiullin’s match against lucky loser Emilio Gomez, Safiullin would get two breaks of Gomez’s serve to take the set 6-4.

In the second set, down 0-1, Safiullin would win five straight games before going on to take the set 6-2 and win the match 6-4, 6-2.

Cameron Norrie vs. Miomir Kecmanovic

To start his match against Miomir Kecmanovic, Cameron Norrie would win the first three games in a row before eventually taking the set 7-5.

But, in the second set, Kecmanovic would respond by getting a break of Norrie’s serve, while only being broken once, to force a tiebreak.

In the tiebreak, Kecmanovic would edge out Norrie, 7-5, to take the set 7-6 (7-5) and force a third set. In the decisive third set, Norrie would only need two breaks of Kecmanovic’s serve, in the third and twelfth games, to take the set 6-3 and the match 7-5, 6-7 (5-7), 6-3.

Pavel Kotov (q) vs. Ugo Humbert

In the opening set of qualifier Pavel Kotov’s match against Ugo Humbert, Kotov would manage to break Humbert’s serve twice, while only being broken once, to take the set 6-4.

In the second set, Humbert would respond, with the set tied at two, by winning four straight games to take the set 6-2 and force a third set.

In the decisive third set, Humbert would only need one break of Kotov’s serve, in the eighth game, to take the set 6-3 and win the match 4-6, 6-2, 6-3.

Daniil Medvedev (1) vs. Richard Gasquet

In the opening set of Richard Gasquet’s match against the top-seeded Daniil Medvedev, Gasquet would only need to break Medvedev’s serve once, in the eighth game, to take the set 6-3.

In the second set, Medvedev would respond by getting a break of his own to take the set 6-3 and force a third set. In the decisive third set, Medvedev would take over, winning the set 6-0, to take the match 3-6, 6-3, 6-0.

Stan Wawrinka (5) vs. Evgeny Donskoy (wc)

In the opening set of the last match of the day, with the set tied at one, the fifth-seeded Stan Wawrinka would win five straight games against wildcard Evgeny Donskoy to take the set 6-1.

In the second set, with the set tied at three, Donskoy would manage to win three straight games to take the set 6-3 and force a third set.

In the decisive third set, Wawrinka would only need one break to take the set 6-3 and win the match 6-1, 3-6, 6-3.

Doubles Results

K.Khachanov / A.Rublev vs. A.Bublik / R.Opelka

In the first doubles match of the day, the team of Alexander Bublik and Reilly Opelka would take on the team of Karen Khachanov and Andrey Rublev.

In the first set of their match, Bublik and Opelka would only need one break of their opponents’ serve to take the set 6-3. But, in the second set, Khachanov and Rublev would answer back by winning five straight games to start the set before taking it 6-1.

In the decisive third set tiebreak, Opelka and Bublik would edge out Khachanov and Rublev, 11-9, to win the match 6-3, 1-6, 11-9.

A.Mannarino / F.Martin vs. J.Erlich / A.Vasilevski  (wc)

Wildcards Jonathan Erlich and Andrei Vasilevski would take on the team of Adrian Mannarino and Fabrice Martin in their doubles match today.

In the opening set of their match, down 0-2, Mannarino and Martin would manage to win five games in a row before taking the set 6-3.

In the second set, Erlich and Vasilevski would respond by getting a break of their opponents’ serve in the twelfth game to take the set 7-5 and force a third set tiebreak.

In the third set tiebreak, Mannarino and Martin would prevail, 10-8, to win the match 6-3, 5-7, 10-8.

B.McLachlan / F.Skugor vs. M.Purcell / L.Saville  (4)

In the last doubles match of the day, the fourth-seeded team of Max Purcell and Luke Saville would take on the team of Ben McLachlan and Franko Skugor.

In the opening set of their match, McLachlan and Skugor would only need one break of their opponents’ serve, in the fourth game, to take the set 6-3.

In the second set, they would get two breaks to take the set 6-2 and win the match 6-3, 6-2.

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