Open quarterfinals after Wimbledon
US Open 2022 and 2021 champions, respectively
Alcaraz wins Wimbledon title in straight sets
Medvedev aims for hard-court revenge
Last year’s US Open champion Carlos Alcaraz
(20-Spain-World No. 1) and defending champion Daniil Medvedev (27-Russia-3) will face off in the final gateway match to this year’s tournament.
US Open tennis battles heatwave Danil Medvedev (RUS) takes off his top and uses an ice pack to cool down during his men’s singles quarterfinal match at the 2023 US Open tennis tournament at Billie Jean King Tennis Center on July 7 in New York, 스포츠토토 United States. The stadium was sweltering today with temperatures reaching up to 37 degrees and humidity topping 70 percent.
Alcaraz defeated Alexander Tsverev
(26-Germany-12th) 3-0 (6-3, 6-2, 6-4) in the men’s singles quarterfinals of the tournament in New York on Sunday. Medvedev also punched his ticket to the quarterfinals with a 3-0 (6-4, 6-3, 6-4) victory over Andrei Rublev (26-Russia, No. 8) in an earlier match. They will meet in the semifinals on Monday. Defending champion Alcaraz is looking to become the first player in 15 years to win back-to-back titles since Roger Federer (42-Swiss-Retired), who won five titles in a row from 2004 to 2008.
Alcaraz and Medvedev also faced off in the semifinals of Wimbledon, the last major, in July. The two players are playing a “return match” 56 days apart. At Wimbledon, 토토 Alcaraz won 3-0 (6-3, 6-3, 6-3) and eventually went on to win the tournament.
Alcaraz also holds a 2-1 head-to-head advantage. However, this will be the first time the two players have met on hard courts, and Medvedev has been strong on hard courts in the past. At the US Open, Medvedev has reached the quarterfinals or better four out of five times between 2019 and this year.
US Open tennis player Karolina Muhova (CZE), also battling the heat, pulls out an ice pack during her women’s singles quarterfinal match the day before.
This year’s Wimbledon women’s singles champion, Marquetta Bondrowsova (24, No. 9 Czech Republic), lost 0-2 (1-6, 4-6) to Madison Keys (28, No. 17 USA) earlier in the day and failed to advance to the quarterfinals. 스포츠토토링크 Keys will play a semifinal match against Arina Savalenka (25-Belarus-2nd) on Monday.