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Medvedev hits the middle of Alcaraz! US Open 2023 Draw Results

Date: May 22, 2024 Time: 17:20:58

Medvedev hits the middle of Alcaraz! US Open 2023 Draw Results

Alexander Nasonov August 24, 2023, 19:55 Moscow time Audio version: Your browser does not support the audio element.

And in the quarterfinals, Daniil can play Andrei Rublev.

On Thursday, August 24, the draw for the US Open took place. This Grand Slam tournament, held in New York, is traditionally the last Major of the season. In the men’s singles, Russia’s main hopes lie with Daniil Medvedev, who has already clinched the title here in 2021. In 2022, Medvedev lost in the fourth round of the US Open. Also, Daniil did not perform very well at this year’s North American Masters. In Toronto he reached the quarterfinals and in Cincinnati he lost in the third round. But the status of third racket in the world forces a lot.

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Medvedev took third place, and the top two numbers based on ATP ranking positions were two-time TBS champion Carlos Alcaraz, reigning tournament champion, and 23-time Major winner Novak Djokovic, who won the US Open three times. in previous years. One of the main intrigues was which of the halves Daniel would fall into: the upper one for Alcaraz or the lower one for Djokovic. As a result, the Russian tennis leader found himself in the top half. This means that he can face Alcaraz in the semifinals, but Djokovic already in the final. As for the tournament grid, Medvedev, if he wins, you can expect similar opponents. In the first round he will play Attila Balazs, in the second round he will fight the winner of the pair Max Purcell – Christopher O’Connell, in the third round Borna Coric (27) awaits him, in the fourth round – Alex de Minor (13 ), in the quarterfinals – Andrey Rublev (8) or Karen Khachanov (11), in the semifinals – Alcaraz, in the final – Djokovic.

Andrey Rublev, the eighth seed, received that net. In the first round, the Russian will play Emil Ruusuvuori, in the second he can go with the veteran Gael Monfils or with the qualifier, in the third round his opponent may be Hugo Humbert (29), in the fourth – Karen Khachanov. (11), in the quarterfinals – Medvedev.

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As for Alcaraz, Dominik Koepfer will be his rival in the first game of the tournament. His expected opponent in the third round is Daniel Evans (26), in the fourth – Cameron Norrie (16), in the quarterfinals – Yannick Sinner (6), in the semifinals – Daniil Medvedev (3), in the final – Novak Djokovic (2). And the approximate trajectory of the Serb looks like this: first round – Alexander Muller, third – Laszlo Dzhere (32), fourth – Felix Auger-Aliassime (15), 1/4 – Stefanos Tsitsipas (7), 1/2 – Holger Rune (4), final – Carlos Alcaraz (1).

In women’s singles, there are no Russians in the top 8 ranked. Potential quarterfinal pairings have developed as follows:

Iga Swiatek (Poland, 1) – Corey Gauff (United States, 6)

Elena Rybakina (Kazakhstan, 4) — Maria Sakkari (Greece, 8)

Caroline Garcia (France, 7) – Jessica Pegula (United States, 3)

Ons Zhaber (Tunisia, 5) — Arina Sobolenko (Belarus, 2)

Thus, the 2022 Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina, who has the fourth seed, got into the middle of the first racket in the world, Ige Sviontek, and can meet her in the semifinals. And the “bottom” semifinal, if there are no surprises, should be between Australian Open 2023 champion Arina Sobolenko and third-seeded American Jessica Pegula.

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Among the Russians, Darya Kasatkina has the highest ranking (13). In the first round she will play Alicia Parks, in the second she will be able to fight AO-2020 champion Sofia Kenin, in the third, with Donna Vekic (21), Paula Badosa or Venus Williams, in the fourth, with Sobolenko. . Ludmila Samsonova, seeded 14, received the following grid: first round – Claire Liu, third – Madison Keys (17), fourth – Jessica Pegula (3). And Veronika Kudermetova (16) will start the tournament with a match against Bernarda Pera. In the third round, the champion of Roland Garros-2017 Elena Ostapenko can become her rival, and in the fourth – Sviontek. Finally, 16-year-old Mirra Andreeva, who first came to TBSh without having to qualify, will play a qualifier in the first round, but in the second round, probably Cory Gauff (6) if she makes it through the qualifier.

The US Open 2023 will be held from August 28 to September 10. Follow all the events of the tournament in the “Championship”.

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