Tag: ATP-WTA Cincinnati Masters
Ninth-seeded Russian Medvedev stepped up his game after losing the first set eventually beating Djokovic 3-6, 6-3, 6-3.
Australia's Ashleigh Barty was off the boil against Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova, who is back on form following several seasons of injuries including a wrist problem.
Serena Williams advised officials prior to her scheduled first-round match against qualifier Zarina Diyas that she wouldn't be able to play due to a back injury.
The frustrated Halep, when rain halted the match at 3-3 in the third, went on to win three straight games to finish off the victory in 10 minutes. The timing was perfect for French Open champion Halep, as drizzle resumed moments after her contest ended.