Emile Russouri is making a huge splash in Australia. Iltalehti follows the competition in this article.
In Finnish tennis Emile Russouri He is currently playing in the Australian Open men's singles second round against Russia Daniel Medvedev vs.
Ranked number three in the world, Medvedev is one of the superstars of the game. The Russian's biggest achievement is winning the US Open singles tournament in 2021.
The previous two meetings between the men were won by the Russian team 2-0. The current match is the first meeting between the Grand Slam level players.
A crushing starter set
Ruusuvuori had a very strong start to the match as he first held his own pass and broke through the Russian star's pass.
Medvedev had three break points when Ruzuvuri moved to a 3-1 situation, but the Finn swept them all to take a 4-1 lead.
Ruusuvuori had a chance to run out to a 5-1 lead, but Medvedev managed to save a break point to reduce the situation to 2-4.
After this, there are not many breaks in the set. After 45 minutes the opening set was registered 6-3 for Rusuwuri.
Rusuvuri started the second set with a sharp foot as he promptly broke Medvedev's pass.
In a 2-0 situation, the Finn was already on the run, but the Russian saved the break point with his own pass. However, after that, Rusuwuri kept his passing shift clean, taking a 3-1 lead.
Medvedev's next serve turn was interesting. The Russian won the first three points and already led 40-0. After this, the star made some tough mistakes and Rusuvuri got a sneaky chance. However, the Russian settled it and narrowed the situation to 2-3 with difficulty.
Medvedev was dismissed for the first time when Rusuvuri's next pass was dismissed. The Russian held his third consecutive game to take a 4-3 lead.
In a 3-4 situation, Rusuvuri broke again on its passing turn. Medvedev served to win the set, but Ruzuvuri still signed and then took a return trick.
Rusuwuri faced a forced hold. Medvedev already had three set points, but the Finn swept them away and leveled the situation at 5-5 at the end of a long service change.
The set finally progressed to the road break, which had a long wait for its start. The Russian star took a medical appointment during which the bladder on his right leg was taped.
In the tie break, the Finnish tennis star is iron. Sides switched as Rusuwuri led 5-1. Ruusuvuori immediately capitalized on his first opportunity to take the tiebreak 7-1.
The second set lasted an hour and 20 minutes. It's 1.21am in Melbourne when this set ends.
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