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Pablo Carrio melts Medvedev and wins Olympic medal in Tokyo

Pablo Carrio melts Medvedev and wins Olympic medal in Tokyo

Gijon, solid despite the heat from Ariak Park, finishes with world number two and faces Khachanov in the semi-finals.

Cario during the match against Medvedev.Mike SegariReuters

rejection after so much uproar Rafa Nadal and Bautista, of the first days of hope, with the end of Black Wednesday davidovic, Paula Badosa (due to malaise) and, above all, Garby Muguruza, Spanish tennis massively accelerated their last chance with the valor of the last pablo cario In the scorching Tokyo heat. Asturian will fight for the medals after beating world number two (6-2 and 7-6 (7-5) in one hour and 42 minutes. Daniil Medvedev Clearly impressed from the start of the game.

It was a Cario cyclone, which had touched down from sleep the day before – “I’m a wreck, I can’t think.” Organization after all the protests and talks Djokovic, I decided to postpone the semi-final day for a few hours. But the great hero in Ariaque Park was still the same. Spanish seemed to have adapted better from the start. Already in the sixth game, he broke Russia’s serve and Medvedev’s 11 unforced errors won the first set (6-2).

The second favorite in Tokyo took his time in the dressing room to come back. He changed his clothes from red to white and started reacting with a pause before the change. But Cario had one last shot, the chance of a lifetime – he has already won six ATP titles: Winston-Salem and Moscow (2016), Estoril (2017), Chengdu (2019) and this year’s Marbella and Hamburg. i took advantage of you pause to equalize in the eighth and in tie breakDespite the nerves that saw him lose his advantage – two unforced errors at 5-3 – he achieved his goal.

I shouted “Come on!” Carreo throws fists in the air in Tokyo. He will be seen in the semi-finals with an old acquaintance, another Russian. Karen KhachanoV both belong to Real Tennis Club of Barcelona. The world number 25 team defeated Humbert – the executioner of tsitsipaso– In the last duel (7-6, 4-6 and 6-3).