Medvedev reaches fifth straight final

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ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) Daniil Medvedev reached his fifth straight final Saturday in St. Petersburg, continuing his strong form after reaching the final of the U.S. Open.

The top-seeded Russian beat qualifier Egor Gerasimov 7-5, 7-5 in front of his home crowd in Russia and will play Borna Coric in Sunday's final.

In August, Medvedev reached finals in Washington, D.C., Montreal and Cincinnati, winning only in Cincinnati, and then lost the U.S. Open final to Rafael Nadal on Sept. 8. That run lifted him to fourth in the rankings.

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2019 ATP Rankings
Rank Player Points
1 N. Djokovic 9,865
2 R. Nadal 9,225
3 R. Federer 7,130
4 D. Medvedev 5,235
5 D. Thiem 4,575
6 A. Zverev 4,095
7 S. Tsitsipas 3,420
8 K. Nishikori 3,375
9 K. Khachanov 2,810
10 R. Bautista Agut 2,575
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Rank Player Points
1 A. Barty 6,501
2 K. Pliskova 6,415
3 E. Svitolina 5,131
4 N. Osaka 4,846
5 B. Andreescu 4,835
6 S. Halep 4,803
7 P. Kvitova 4,326
8 K. Bertens 4,325
9 S. Williams 3,935
10 B. Bencic 3,738
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