TENNIS

ATP Cup Melbourne : Russia To Meet Italy In Final

Daniil Medvedev fired Russia into the final of the ATP Cup with a Tense 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 win over an injury-hampered Alexander Zverev.

Russia will meet surprise package Italy in tomorrow's final after Matteo Berrettini sealed a 2-0 win against Spain by beating Roberto Bautista Agut 6-3 7-5.

In a madcap finish, Medvedev double faulted twice on match point and saved five break points before finally wrapping up proceedings with a fierce forehand down the line that Zverev could only push long.