He was in a rush to reserve a dinner in Melbourne to commemorate his 25th birthday.
The fourth-ranked Russian grew in increasing frustration by the resilience of Carballes Baena.
Daniil ultimately achieved his winning streak to 16 matches unbeaten. Moreover, after a 6-2, 7-5, 6-1 win over one hour and 44 minutes on John Cain Arena.
“I have the momentum and I feel like I can do a lot things,” said Medvedev, who got 35 lucky shots, including 13 aces. “I hope I can keep it up.” There’s no time to celebrate my birthday in a tournament.
I got presents from my wife, but I’ll soon look to my next match.”
Medvedev started his progress in winning streak in November.
Medvedev is going to reserve his place in the fourth round at Melbourne Park for the third consecutive year.
Carballes Baena achieved winning for a 2-1 advantage in the first group. As a result, this prompted Medvedev into action.
Considering the Russian’s emphasis, he won 20 of the next 22 points and. Ultimately, the group wondered, if the net was a fraction extremely high, compared to its usual height. It was!
After returning four meters behind the base line. Medvedev entered after one point of a 5-2 lead in the second round.
However, Carballes Baena kept trying strongly to win and broke in the seventh round to levelling at 4-4. Medvedev expeditiously reorganized the group and exploited the errors by striking two forehand hits to record 6-5.
The world No. 99, Carballes Baena, wasted a strong break at 1-2, 15/30, which resolved his fate back to the third set. Medvedev responded back by a backhand return