Prime seed Daniil Medvedev is starting to look threatening on grass courts with Wimbledon simply across the nook.
The world No.2 got here again from a set behind in opposition to residence favorite Pablo Carreno Busta to e book a spot in his first tour-level grass-court remaining on the Mallorca Championships on Friday.
Medvedev’s earlier 10 ATP Tour trophies have all come on arduous courts, however now he’ll play American Sam Querrey, who beat Adrian Mannarino in straight units 6-3 6-3, within the remaining.
“I do know that I can play good on grass,” Medvedev mentioned.
“Sadly we do not have that many tournaments, just one ATP 500 and one grand slam,” mentioned Medvedev.
“It should be a particular feeling [if I] win my first title on grass.
“I nonetheless do not have one on clay, even when I’ve one remaining. Including these titles, particularly on completely different surfaces, may help your confidence and it is only a great point on your profession.”
Huge-serving American Querrey, nonetheless going robust at 33 and a particular hazard to anybody at Wimbledon, is in his twentieth ATP Tour remaining and his fifth on grass courts.