Daniil Medvedev gets stunned by Stanislas Wawrinka to advance to the Metz quarterfinals.

Stanislas Wawrinka defeats Daniil Medvedev in Metz to reach quarterfinals . Wawrinka beats former world number one Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 6-7, 6-3 to reach last 16 .

METZ (France): Stanislas Wawrinka put on a good showing in Metz on Thursday to defeat former world number one Daniil Medvedev for his first top-10 victory since 2020.The three-time Grand Slam champion, who is now 284nd in the world after injury issues, missed a match point in the second set before losing 6-4, 6-7, 6-3 to advance to the quarterfinals.Wawrinka qualified for the ATP main draw after two rounds of qualifying and has now won four games in a row.Wawrinka, who suffered a tendon injury 12 months before March 2021, is very happy with the level of play I achieved today.

In a topsy-turvy match, top seed Medvedev fought back in a dramatic second-set tie-break.In the final match, Wawrinka took a 4-0 lead before being pulled back to 3-3.However, the 37-year-old battled his nerve and broke again, winning on his third match point.Stan was better than me, and he won, according to Medvedev.

I had opportunities, but it wasn't fast enough.But I didn't think Stan was 37 years old, but I do know he was.Wawrinka will meet Mikael Ymer of Sweden in the first ATP quarterfinal since January 2021.Hubert Hurkacz, the second seed, ended former US Open champion Dominic Thiems' run with a 6-3, 6-4 victory earlier Thursday.