TOKYO (Reuters) -World number two Daniil Medvedev gave a frank assessment of the stifling conditions for tennis in Tokyo on Wednesday when the visibly upset Russian told the umpire he could finish his match but wanted to know who will take responsibility if he died. Last week Medvedev was the first to appeal for a delayed start for tennis at the Tokyo Olympics due to the hot and humid weather conditions and also received support from world number one Novak Djokovic. On Wednesday he opened the proceedings on Ariake Tennis Park's main show court against Italian Fabio Fognini and was struggling throughout the match.

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