Connect with us

Other Sports

Daniil Medvedev vs. Alexander Zverev LIVE score, highlights and updates from Australian Open 2024 semi-final

The heated rivalry between Daniil Medvedev and Alexander Zverev takes centre stage at a Grand Slam for the first time as the two clash in an Australian Open semi-final on Friday night. 

The pair already have a noted dislike for one another after meeting six times last year in often controversial matches which went on to form the basis around an episode from the most recent Netflix documentary series Break Point.

To get to the final four, both men have already battled through numerous marathon matches with five-set thrillers becoming their bread and butter in Melbourne.

MORE: Daniil Medvedev vs. Alexander Zverev prediction, odds and betting tips for Aus Open semi-final

Zverev shocked the world when he dispatched Carlos Alcaraz in the quarter-finals, operating at an impressive level as he landed 85 percent of his first serves to ease his way past the Spaniard despite nursing ankle and toe injuries throughout.

“After every match, I’m in the locker room and I’m destroyed,” Medvedev said after outlasting Hubert Hurkacz during testing conditions in his quarter. 

However, the Russian will be boosted by the fact that he has won four of his last five matches against Zverev, while also boasting an 11-7 winning record over the German during his career.

“He’s been kicking my ass,” Zverev admitted post-match after securing his semi-final berth.

Although the 26-year-old stated that this time around it would be different as he felt he had finally fully recovered from his extended injury layoff and was ready to challenge the third seed for a place in the Aus Open final against either Jannik Sinner or Novak Djokovic.

Daniil Medvedev vs. Alexander Zverev match start time

The Australian Open semi-final between Medvedev and Zverev will start at approximately 7.30pm (AEDT) at Rod Laver Arena on Friday, January 26.

The Sporting News is following the Daniil Medvedev vs. Alexnder Zverev match live, providing score updates, commentary, and highlights as it happens.

Danill Medvedev vs. Alexander Zverev live score

  Set 1 Set 2 Set 3
[3] Daniil Medvedev      
[6] Alexander Zverev (GER)      

*Denotes server

New Balance | The Australian Open 2024 Collection | Shop Now

Daniil Medvedev vs. Alexander Zverev live updates, highlights and commentary

7:20pm: Medvedev and Zverev are vying for the chance to play Jannik Sinner in the final after the Italian shocked 10-time Aussie Open champion Novak Djokovic earlier in the day. 

6:45pm: Hello and welcome to The Sporting News’ live coverage of this Australian Open men’s singles semi-final between Daniil Medvedev vs. Alexander Zverev. 

New Balance | The Australian Open 2024 Collection | Shop Now

How to watch Daniil Medvedev vs. Alexander Zverev: TV channel, live stream

The second men’s singles semi-final is set to begin at 7.30pm AEDT on Friday, January 26.

Here’s a breakdown of the TV channels and live streams showing the match in the major territories around the world:

Country TV Channel Live Stream
USA ESPN, Tennis Channel Fubo , ESPN+
Canada RDS, TSN TSN Direct
UK Eurosport discovery+
Australia Channel Nine Stan Sport
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Must See

More in Other Sports