The tennis world will have their eyes glued at the Arthur Ashe Stadium tonight as Two Nextgen Russians battle it out at the Flushing Meadows to secure a spot in the semifinals of the US Open. Both the talented Russians have been in mesmerizing form at the US Open this year. Friendship takes a backseat as Daniil Medvedev and Andrey Rublev are expected to come all guns blazing tonight as they attempt to win their Maiden GlandSlam Title.
Daniil Medvedev vs Andrey Rublev: Preview
It is an all-Russian Battle in last 8 of the Us Open as two longtime friends lock horns at Arthur Ashe tonight with an eye on the semifinals. The 3rd seeded Daniil Medvedev and 10th seeded Andrey Rublev have been in exceptional form this tournament. Medvedev after losing in the quarterfinals to Bautista Agut at Cincinnati Masters has put his disppointment behind and won every single set at the US Open this year. He has defeated Delbonis, O’Connell, Americans JJ.Wolf and Frances Tiafoe in straight sets hardly breaking any sweat.
On the other hand, Andrey Rublev has emulated his friend Medvedev by running past his opponents in the first 4 rounds with relative ease dropping just set. He has defeated Jeremy Chardy, Barrere, Caruso and 6th seeded Berrettini in the 4th round. After losing the first set against Berrettini in the 4th round, he bounced back winning the next 3 sets with a scoreline of 6-3 each proving why he is regarded as a NextGen Star.
Daniil Medvedev vs Andrey Rublev: Head to Head
Wednesday’s Clash will be the 4th time Medvedev will be up against Rublev with the 3rd seeded Medvedev winning on all 3 occasions. Their most recent meeting was at Cincinnati last year when Medvedev breezed past through Rublev in 2 sets, 6-2 and 6-3. Rublev would be looking to end his losing streak to Medvedev on Wednesday with him being much more composed, and a good improvement in his overall game.
Daniil Medvedev vs Andrey Rublev: Prediction
Daniil Medvedev is surely a favourite to win this match against his oldtime friend Rublev and make it into the last 4 of the Slam. But however looking at Rublev’s perfomance over the past week, one certainly cannot write him off provided he has not only improved his game but has also worked on his mental strength since the start of the year. We are certain to witness high quality tennis from the Russians tonight who would want to win their maiden GrandSlam Title.
Prediction- Daniil Medvedev will win against Rublev in 4 set.