World no. 2 Medvedev into 2022 Australian Open's 3rd round
Russia's Medvedev beats his Australian opponent Kyrgios 3-1 to face Netherlands' van De Zandschulp in next phase
Russian second-seed Daniil Medvedev made his way to the third round in the 2022 Australian Open after eliminating his Australian opponent Nick Kyrgios 3-1 on Thursday.
Medvedev, 25, won the game with sets of 7-6 (7-1), 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne to reach the next round, where he will take on Botic van de Zandschulp from the Netherlands.
Ranked 57th in the world, van de Zandschulp made the third round as France's Richard Gasquet retired from their second round match.
Medvedev was the 2021 Australian Open finalist. After the Australian Open, the Russian athlete won the US Open in Sept. 2021.
Raducanu eliminated in women's 2nd round
Emma Raducanu from Great Britain was eliminated from the 2022 Australian Open after getting beaten by Danka Kovinic of Montenegro in women's second round.
Kovinic, who ranked 98th, won the match with sets of 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 at Margaret Court Arena.
It was the first time that world. no 17 Raducanu played in Melbourne.
The 19-year-old was the 2021 US Open champion.
Kovinic, 27, will face two-time Grand Slam champion Simona Halep in the round three.
The 30-year-old Romanian athlete eased past Brazil's Beatriz Haddad Maia with straight sets win of 6-2, 6-0 in the previous round.