The Chilean Cristian Garin (25th), sixteenth seed of the Masters 1000 in Madrid, achieved a historic victory in court Arantxa Sánchez and beat Daniil Medvedev (3rd) 6-4, 6-7 (2) and 6-1. ).
The native of Arica played one of his best matches on the circuit and obtained one of the best victories of his career, such as the one obtained against Alex Zverev in the quarterfinals of the ATP 250 in Munich in 2019. At that time the German was No. 3 in the world and Garin defeated him 6-4, 5-7 and 7-5 being in the 47th position of the ranking.
During the first set the Chilean showed his fantastic tennis on the brick dust of the Masters 1000 in Madrid and left fantastic points like this setback, unstoppable for Medvedev.
As if his two-handed skills weren’t enough, In the second set he showed that by going up to the net he is also unbeatable, even for a Top 3 like Daniil Medvedev.
In the third sleeve and in front of the advance of the Russian, who at times was overwhelming, Garin responded formidably to a 27-shot rally, the most intense of the game.
At the end of the meeting, the Chilean raved about Medvedev, whom he considered one of the players he most admires on the circuit.