For the first time without an audience, the action of the sixth day in the Australian Open has several matches in both boxes that promise to heat up the screen of ESPN.
In the first instance, the Russian Daniil Medvedev will seek to move to the second week when he faces the Serbian Filip Krajnovic at Rod Laver Arena.
Another Russian who brings them to Melbourne Park, Andrey Rublev, will collide with the experienced Feliciano Lopez in what will be a very promising duel of generational extremes.
After a match to five sets for the heart attack, the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas It must be proven that he is up for great things in Australia when he measures himself against the difficult Swede Mikael Ymer.
After the controversial discussion with his compatriot Salvatore Caruso at the end of his second-round match, the Italian Fabio Fognini will look for the round of 16 in Melbourne although it will not be easy: his rival will be the local Alex De Miñaur, recent executioner of Pablo Cuevas.
On the ladies’ side, meanwhile, the Ukrainian Elina Svitolina will face the kazaja Yulia Putintseva. Later in the day, the local and number one in the world Ashleigh barty will face the russian Yekaterina Aleksandrova.