On the side of Mallorca, Daniil Medvedev, defending champion, was sharply beaten by Roberto Bautista Agut. On the other hand, and despite a dropped set, Stefanos Tsitsipas will see the last four.

Daniil Medvedev falls from above. This Thursday, the Russian title holder, world number one and seeded No. 1, was sharply beaten, in the quarter-finals of the ATP 250 tournament in Mallorca in Spain, on grass, by the Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut, 20th world player and seeded n°5, in two sets (6-3, 6-2) and 1h11 of play. In the first round, the Russian was broken from the start, before saving two double-break points in stride, while failing to convert his break point just after. With this advantage still in his pocket, the Spaniard concluded this first set, at his second opportunity (6-3). Finally, in the second and final set, at 1-1, Daniil Medvedev was again broken white. At 4-2, the better ranked of the two saved a double-break ball, before losing on the second, then letting the match slip by (6-2).

Tsitsipas was hooked

For Stefanos Tsitsipas, it was also complicated, but at the end, the victory is at the end. The Greek validated his ticket for the last four, after his success against the American Marcos Giron, 67th player in the world, in three sets (7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-3) and 2h35 of play. the first set, and despite a first ball saved, the American then lost his service at 2-2, before picking up at 4-4. At 5-5, the two players then each took a service, to go to the tie-break. A decisive game gleaned by the Greek, at his first opportunity (7-6 (5)). In the second set, Marcos Giron obtained a first break point at 1-1, then two others at 3-3, before finally taking the serve of his opponent of the day, at the best of times, at 4-4, to equalize at one set everywhere, in stride, on a final shutout (6-4). Finally, in the third and last round, the lower ranked of the two obtained two break points from the start, before saving, in turn, a break point and then giving in, at the worst of times, at 3- 4. Stefanos Tsitsipas then only had to conclude, on his second match point (6-3).