SAINT PETERSBURG, September 21. /TASS/. The fourth racket of the world Russian Daniil Medvedev beat the Belarusian Egor Gerasimov in the semifinal match of the tournament of the Association of tennis professionals (ATP) St. Petersburg Open. The competition is held in St. Petersburg on the courts coated “hard.”
The meeting ended with the score 7:5, 7:5 in favor of 23-year-old Medvedev, seeded in the tournament under the first number.
Athletes met for the second time, earlier the victory also won the Medvedev. In the final, which will be held on Sunday, Medvedev will play with the Croatian tennis player Boric Coric, seeded on tournament at the fourth number.
Medvedev five times he won ATP tournaments in the current season he won the tournament in Bulgaria and the masters in Cincinnati and also reached the final of the U.S. Open, where in five sets lost to Spaniard Rafael Nadal.
St. Petersburg Open has been held since 1995, and in 2015 the tournament belongs to the category of ATP 250. Last year winner is Austrian Dominic Tim. The competition will end on September 22. The prize Fund this year is $1.18 million