Tags: Thiem, Dominic

Daniil Medvedev Is Winning Ugly, but He’s Winning a Lot

MASON, Ohio — With an unorthodox playing style one rival described as “good sloppy,” Daniil Medvedev has been cleaning up on the ATP Tour. Medvedev defeated Jan-Lennard Struff, 6-2, 6-1, on Thursday in the third round of the Cincinnati Masters for his 41st win of the season, tying Rafael Nadal for the tour lead. In…

What to Watch Thursday at the French Open

Simona Halep vs. Amanda Anisimova Halep, the No. 3 seed and defending champion, dismissed one teenager with considerable ease in her fourth-round match, needing only 45 minutes to defeat 18-year-old Iga Swiatek, 6-1, 6-0, on Monday. Her next challenger — the 17-year-old Anisimova in the first match on Philippe Chatrier Court (6 a.m. Eastern) —…

Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem Complete a Top-Heavy Final Four

PARIS — In sharp contrast to a women’s singles draw filled with breakthroughs and breakdowns, the final four men in contention at the French Open are a perfectly predictable quartet. In quarterfinal matches that were postponed from Wednesday because of rain, top-ranked Novak Djokovic and fourth-ranked Dominic Thiem won in straight sets on Thursday and…