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Medvedev handed tough draw for US Open title defence

The lower fifty percent of the draw additionally vomits a prospective delicious all-Spanish clash in between Rafael Nadal as well as Carlos Alcaraz

Front runner Daniil Medvedev will certainly open his United States Open title support on Monday versus American Stefan Kozlov yet encounters significant obstacles on the course to a 2nd Conquest title at Flushing Meadows, consisting of in-form Australian Nick Kyrgios.

While Medvedev will certainly not be looking also much in advance, followers definitely will at the possibility of a fascinating fourth-round face-off in between the Russian as well as Wimbledon finalist Kyrgios that defeated the globe leading in 3 embed in Montreal this month.

The lower fifty percent of the draw additionally vomits a prospective delicious all-Spanish clash in between 2nd seed Rafael Nadal, bidding process for a 5th United States Open crown, as well as teen Carlos Alcaraz, that in 2015 came to be the youngest guy to get to the quarterfinals at Flushing Meadows.

Nadal, that can leave New york city with the globe leading position if he can raise a 23rd Conquest prize, will certainly fulfill Australian Rinky Hijikata in the preliminary while 3rd seed Alcaraz tackles Argentine Sebastian Baez.

Additionally standing in his means are 7th seed Cameron Norrie, the top-ranked Briton that encounters an opening clash versus France’s Benoit Paire, as well as 9th seed Andrey Rublev.

Greek 4th seed as well as Monte Carlo champion Stefanos Tsitsipas has actually never ever surpassed the 3rd round at Flushing Meadows yet might encounter in 2015’s Wimbledon finalist Matteo Berrettini in the 4th round if he can discover his type on the famous blue courts.

French Open finalist Casper Ruud can arrive on the incorrect side of the house group in his quarter, with leading American as well as Indian Wells champion Taylor Fritz a prospective fourth-round challenger.

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