Daniil Medvedev missed the final ATP court final straight after his defeat at the Halle Open.© AFP
World number one Daniil Medvedev shouted at his coach during a court appearance on Sunday before going on to lose his second straight ATP turf when he was crushed by Hubert Hurkacz Poland in Halle. Medvedev had few answers as he hit a 6-1,6-4 defeat within 64 minutes. This is a second consecutive heavy defeat in a final for the Russians who also lost straight sets to Tim van Rijthoven last Sunday. ni ‘s-Hertogenbosch. At the start of the second program on Sunday, Medvedev shouted angrily at his French coach Gilles Cervara, who quickly left his seat in the stands and walked out of the stadium.
Following the shooting, Medvedev apologized to the crowd for “not making this sport long and interesting” and agreed that “it will not be easy to be in court” this week.
Hurkacz won the fifth title of his career, but his first on the grass after reaching the Wimbledon final last year.
“Daniil is the best actor in the world so it is very tricky to play him,” Hurkacz said.
“All the shots went right my way in the beginning, so I made a lot of impact from that.”
On his way to the end in Halle, the 25-year-old saw Australian firefighter Nick Kyrgios in three sets before leaving Medvedev.
An athlete stopped short of a game on Sunday by entering the courthouse before being escorted out of the stadium by security guards.
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