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Tuesday’s Top 12 Tennis Matches: Medvedev, Kasatkina and Rublev kick off US Open

Date: February 25, 2024 Time: 17:12:53

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Program in summary:

๐ŸŽพ 18:00*: Ekaterina Aleksandrova (Russia, 22) – Leila Fernandez (Canada), US Open – 1st round ๐ŸŽพ 18:00*: Lyudmila Samsonova (Russia, 14) – Claire Liu (USA), US Open – Round 1 ๐ŸŽพ 7:00 PM*: Daniil Medvedev (Russia, 3) – Attila Balazs (Hungary, SR), US Open – Round 1 ๐ŸŽพ 7:30 PM*: Alexander Shevchenko (Russia) – Cameron Norrie (Great Britain, 16), US Open – 1st round ๐ŸŽพ 19:30*: Karen Khachanov (Russia, 11) – Michael Mmo (USA, WC), US Open – 1st round ๐ŸŽพ 20:00 *: Janina Wickmayer (Belgium, LL) – Vera Zvonareva (Russia, Q ), US Open – 1st round ๐ŸŽพ 21:30*: Daria Kasatkina (Russia, 13) – Alicia Parks (USA), US Open – 1st round ๐ŸŽพ 21:30*: Emil Ruusuvuori (Finland) – Andrey Rublev (Russia, 8), US Open – 1st round ๐ŸŽพ 22:00*: Clara Tauson (Denmark) – Anastasia Potapova (Russia, 27 ), US Open – 1st round ๐ŸŽพ 22:00*: Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (Russia) – Fiona Crowley (USA, Q ), US Open – 1st round ๐ŸŽพ 23:30*: Anna Blinkova (Russia) – Jody Burrage (UK), US Open – Round 1 ๐ŸŽพ 4:00*: Marina Zanevskaya (Belgium) โ€“ Arina Sobolenko (Belarus, 2), US Open โ€“ Round 1

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๐ŸŽพ 18:00*: Ekaterina Alexandrova (Russia, 22) – Leila Fernรกndez (Canada), US Open – 1st round

*Game schedules are subject to change and will be confirmed.

Intrigue: Will Alexandrov face the US Open finalist?

The finalist of the recent Cleveland tournament, Ekaterina Alexandrova, begins the US Open with a match with the finalist of these competitions 2021, Leyla Fernรกndez, from Canada. Previously, the tennis players have met twice and traded victories: Leila was stronger in Adelaide 2022 and Ekaterina in Cincinnati the same year.

Ekaterina Alexandrova

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๐ŸŽพ 18:00*: Lyudmila Samsonova (Russia, 14) – Claire Liu (USA), US Open – 1st round

*Game schedules are subject to change and will be confirmed.

Intrigue: Will Samsonova be able to consolidate her success at the US Open?

Lyudmila Samsonova came to the US Open in good shape: she reached the semifinals in Washington and the final in Montreal. Last year in New York, Samsonova achieved the highest score so far in “Helmets” – she reached the fourth round. Among the rivals for the first round of the current draw for the US Open, she faced the American Claire Liu. Previously, the girls have met twice and exchanged victories: Liu was stronger over 25 km in Caserta 2017 and the Russian scored in Abu Dhabi 2023. The winner of the match will then play the best tennis player of the pair Irina Begu – Tamara Korpach .

Lyudmila Samsonova

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๐ŸŽพ 7:00 PM*: Daniil Medvedev (Russia, 3) – Attila Balazs (Hungary, SR), US Open – 1st round

*Game schedules are subject to change and will be confirmed.

Intrigue: how will Medvedev start the tournament with an unrated tennis player?

The 2021 US Open champion, Daniil Medvedev, failed in the last draw and will now try to reach the decisive stages of the competition again. In the first round he faced Hungarian Atila Balazs, 34, who is now unrated. In 2020 he reached 76th place in the ATP ranking and in recent years he has barely played due to injuries. Previously, tennis players did not play against each other. How will Medvedev’s opening match at the tournament end?

Daniil Medvedev

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๐ŸŽพ 7:30pm*: Alexander Shevchenko (Russia) v Cameron Norrie (Great Britain, 16), US Open – 1st round

*Game schedules are subject to change and will be confirmed.

Intrigue: how will Shevchenko perform in her US Open debut?

22-year-old Alexander Shevchenko will make his US Open debut. Experienced Britain’s Cameron Norrie, seeded 16th, met his opponents in the first round. Previously, tennis players did not play against each other yet. Will Alejandro be able to overcome the exit barrier?

Alexander Shevchenko

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๐ŸŽพ 7:30pm*: Karen Khachanov (Russia, 11) vs. Michael Mmo (USA, World), US Open – 1st round

*Game schedules are subject to change and will be confirmed.

Intrigue: how will Khachanov start the harsh series?

Karen Khachanov has not played due to injury for two and a half months, since the Roland Garros quarter-final loss to future champion Novak Djokovic. And now the Russian will have to open a hard series immediately on TBSh without any preparation. As an opponent in the first round, he walked away from the most stellar wild-card holder, Michael Mmo, whom he had never played before. The winner of the match will then face the best tennis player of the Dรญaz Acosta-Isner duo.

Karen Khachanova

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๐ŸŽพ 8:00 PM*: Janina Wickmeier (Belgium, LL) โ€“ Vera Zvonareva (Russia, Q), US Open โ€“ 1st round

*Game schedules are subject to change and will be confirmed.

Intrigue: who will win the derby of two tennis moms?

Vera Zvonareva, a 2010 US Open finalist, successfully cleared the qualifications and made it into the TBS main draw for the first time in two years. Her opponent in the opening game will be another qualifier: 33-year-old Janina Wickmayer, who came into the net a lucky loser. Interestingly, both girls are tennis moms. Previously, the tennis players met 4 times and the score of personal meetings remains the same. Vera won LA 2009 and Wimbledon 2010, while Yanina won 125K in Hua Hin 2017 and 125K in Zhengzhou 2018. In the second round, the winner of this match will play against the best tennis player of the pair Arancha Rus – Madison Keys (17).

Vera Zvonareva

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๐ŸŽพ 9:30pm*: Daria Kasatkina (Russia, 13) v Alicia Parks (USA), US Open – 1st round

*Game schedules are subject to change and will be confirmed.

Intrigue: how will the first meeting between Kasatkina and Parks end?

The first racket from Russia Daria Kasatkina will start the US Open together with the promising local tennis player Alicia Parks. The 22-year-old American is now ranked 42nd in the world and her record is 40th. During her career, she managed to defeat two active tennis players from the top 10: the Greek Maria Sakkari in Ostrava 2022 and the French Caroline Garcia in Lyon 2023. Previously, Alicia and Daria did not know each other. In the second round, the winner will play the best tennis player of the pair Ana Bogdan – Sofia Kenin.

Daria Kasatkina

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๐ŸŽพ 21:30*: Emil Ruusuvuori (Finland) – Andrey Rublev (Russia, 8), US Open – 1st round

*Game schedules are subject to change and will be confirmed.

Intrigue: Will Rublev get revenge on Cincinnati?

Andrei Rublev frankly failed in a series of warm-up tournaments at American Hard. One of the Russian’s attackers was the Finn Emil Ruusuvuori, who knocked out Andrei in the opening match of the 2023 Cincinnati Masters. And it is with him that the Russian will play the first round of the US Open. Will Rublev come out on top? Will he be able to take revenge on the Finn?

Andrey Rublev

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๐ŸŽพ 10:00 p.m.*: Clara Tauson (Denmark) – Anastasia Potapova (Russia, 27), US Open – 1st round

*Game schedules are subject to change and will be confirmed.

Intrigue: Will Potapova correct her poor performance at the US Open?

Anastasia Potapova’s opponent in the opening round of the US Open was 20-year-old Clara Tauson of Denmark, whom they had never played before. For Russians, this TBSH is the most unfortunate so far: at the Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon she was already in the third round, but at the US Open she did not get past the second round. Will Anastasia be able to rectify this situation? After all, the winner of the opening match will continue to play against the most dangerous rivals of the Python Stearns couple: Victoria Tomova.

Anastasia Potapova

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๐ŸŽพ 10:00 PM*: Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (Russia) v Fiona Crowley (USA, Q), US Open – 1st round

*Game schedules are subject to change and will be confirmed.

Intrigue: Will Pavlyuchenkova be able to gain momentum?

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, after a successful performance at Roland Garros, where she reached the quarterfinals, did not play for more than two months and played her first hard match only in Cincinnati. Will the experienced Russian be able to pick up the pace and move up the grid at the US Open? Her first rival will be the 21-year-old American Fiona Crowley, who is ranked 729 in the WTA ranking and reached the tournament through qualifying. Previously, girls did not play with each other. In the second round, the winner of the match will face the best tennis player of the pair Elina Svitolina (26) – Anna-Lena Fridzam.

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova

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๐ŸŽพ 23:30*: Anna Blinkova (Russia) – Jody Burrage (Great Britain), US Open – 1st round

*Game schedules are subject to change and will be confirmed.

Intrigue: Will Blinkova be able to win a match at the US Open for the first time?

Anna Blinkova, 24, is playing for the sixth time in the main draw of the US Open, but she has never crossed this barrier before. As an opponent in the 2023 tournament, she was the same age: racket number 96 in the world, Jody Burrage of the United Kingdom. The girls had never met before. The winner of the match will then play the best tennis player from the pair Marina Zanevskaya – Arina Sobolenko.

Anna Blinkova

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๐ŸŽพ 4:00*: Marina Zanevskaya (Belgium) – Arina Sobolenko (Belarus, 2), US Open – 1st round

*Game schedules are subject to change and will be confirmed.

Intrigue: how will Sobolenko start in the tournament?

Belarusian Arina Sobolenko starts the campaign for the US Open title and the title of the first racket in the world. Her first opponent will be 30-year-old Belgian Marina Zanevskaya, who is ranked 112th and has never faced Arina before. The winner of the match will play against the best tennis player of the pair Anna Blinkova – Jody Burrage.

Arina Sobolenko

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