Daniil Medvedev has felt the how it is to be at the top of the ATP rankings and is on his way back with his recent performances in Paris. The Russian will have a chance to advance to the last 8 when he faces Marin Cilic at the Court Philippe-Chatrier on May 30, 2022.
- Daniil Medvedev and Marin Cilic
- Tennis – French Open, Round of 16
- Date – 30/5/2022
- Starting time – Not before 2:45 PM ET
- Venue: Court Philippe-Chatrier, Paris
Marin Cilic Stats & Form
Marin Cilic is past his prime but with his performance at the French Open has reminded us to his best days. The 34-year-old is currently 23rd on the ATP rankings with his career-best being at no. 3.
Cilic lost only one set in the first three rounds in Paris, in the second round against Marton Fucsovics.
In the first and the third round, Cilic won in straight sets against Atila Balacs and Gilles Simon.
Cilic is 16-11 for the season and 7-4 on clay.
His best result this season is the semifinals in Adelaide at the beginning of the year.
Marin Cilic News
Marin Cilic has made it three times to the quarterfinals at the French Open, the last one in 2018.
Daniil Medvedev Stats & Form
Daniil Medvedev has win his first Grand Slam last season at the US Open and had a 2-0 lead in the final in the last major at the Australian Open. He is not famous for winning tournaments on clay, but the Russian has had a great start in Paris.
Medvedev has not lost a set in the previous three round at the French Open this year. He went past Facundo Bagnis, Laslo Djere and Miomir Kecmanovic with no set going over 10 games.
Medvedev won 4 tournaments last season and is still has no trophies this year.
The Russian is 19-6 for the season and 3-1 on clay.
Daniil Medvedev News
This is the first time Medvedev to go past the opening round at the French Open in his fifth appearance.
Daniil Medvedev and Marin Cilic Head-to-Head Stats
Daniil Medvedev has won in all three previous matches against Marin Cilic. Medvedev won by 2-0 last year in the Davis Cup and in 2019 in Washington. At Wimbledon in 2021, Medvedev won 3-2.
Daniil Medvedev and Marin Cilic Betting Odds
Daniil Medvedev is a major favourite going into the final match with -625 odds to win while Marin Cilic is at 425.
The total game margin is 34.5 with both ways at -111.
Daniil Medvedev proved that he is the next big thing in the world of tennis becoming the first man after “the big three” to feel the number 1 spot in the ATP rankings. The Russian has not seen much success on clay court but he has had a promising start of the French Open this season.
In the Round of 16, Medvedev will face Marin Cilic who has a similar playing style and is much more experienced. Medvedev is certainly the favourite given the recent form and their head-to-head record. Medvedev had no difficulties on his way to the Round of 16 but things will not be that easy against Cilic. The Croat has a great serve and will be able to hold to it during most of the match. That will lead to a long match that will go over 34.5 games in total.