Medvedev shakes off fall to beat Zverev, reach Indian Wells quarter-finals

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Daniil Medvedev shook off a mid-match ankle injury to beat Alexander Zverev 6-7 (5/7), 7-6 (7/5), 7-5 on Tuesday to reach the Indian Wells quarter-finals for the first time and push his ATP win streak to 17 matches.

Medvedev, ranked sixth in the world, is coming off three straight ATP titles at Rotterdam, Doha and Dubai.

But his hopes that his red-hot form might finally carry him past the round of 16 at the combined WTA and ATP Masters 1000 event in the California desert appeared in serious jeopardy when he twisted his right ankle in a frightening...

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