The 2022 US Open continues into the fourth round on Sunday, with USA’s Coco Gauff scoring a dramatic victory to reach the quarterfinals. The 18-year-old continues her deepest run in her tournament.
In the men’s, Nick Kyrgios knocked out No. 1 seed Daniil Medvedev in a wild match to eliminate the tournament favorites.
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Nick Kyrgios overwhelms US Open favorite Daniil Medvedev in wild match
With Serena Williams over, center stage at the US Open was reserved for an electric game between Daniil Medvedev and Nick Kyrgios on Sunday.
For the set, the match more than lived up to the hype. Kyrgios needed 24 tiebreak points to win the first set 7-6. Medvedev answered with his 6-3 set of his own, but Kyrgios spent the rest of the match surprising the world No. 1 player with 7-6 (13-11), 3-6, 6-3, 6. rice field. -2 wins.
Kyrgios is seeking a second consecutive Grand Slam final after losing to Novak Djokovic in July’s Wimbledon final, with Kyrgios aiming to reach the quarterfinals.
Kyrgios set the tone with a 130 mph ace on his first serve of the match. He scored the first break to take his 4-2 lead. Medvedev then returned the break and both players gathered crowds in support.
With the set tied at 5-5, Kyrgios complained to referee Eva Adelaki Moore about enforcing the serve clock.
“I’ve never had a problem with this, you’re the only one with a problem,” Kyrgios said as ESPN’s microphone picked up the exchange.
Medvedev later complained to Adelaki Moore about the noise coming from Kyrgios’ box. Tensions escalated, but play did not suffer as the set went into a tiebreak. From the start he claims the victory by 7 points.
Kyrgios led 4-1 and slammed his racket after Medvedev scored the tiebreaker 5-5.
In the end, after three set points for Medvedev and four for Kyrgios, Kyrgios eventually won a 13-11 tiebreak, thanks in part to a spectacular drop shot to set the final set point. Did.
Medvedev responded with a break to take a 2-0 lead on his way to a 6-3 win in the second set. Kyrgios, on the other hand, nearly disqualified him when the ball hit the back wall and hit a fan just before entering the stands.
However, the ball remained on the court and Kyrgios dominated the rest of the match. The drama is still going on.
Kyrgios faced a chance to break Medvedev’s first serve in the third set. Instead, he gave a point with a strange and unnecessary penalty. When the second game of the set was tied 30-30 for him, Medvedev saw Kyrgios return short of his points net. But Kyrgios crossed over to Medvedev’s side of the court and slammed the ball into the ground.
He did so with a smile, later telling ESPN’s Patrick McEnroe that he thought the play was legal. We tied at -1.
The incident did not upset Kyrgios. He instead broke Medvedev’s next serve to win the set at 6-3. At that point, Medvedev had no answer for the world’s No. 23 player, who promises to move up the rankings once the US Open is over.
Kyrgios took a 5-1 lead in the fourth set and took a 6-2 lead in the deciding moments of the match. After the match, he told Arthur Ashe to his stadium crowd:
Kyrgios will face Russia’s Karen Khachanov in Tuesday’s quarterfinals.
Gauff advances to quarterfinals with dramatic win over Zhang Shuai
In a matchup between the youngest and oldest remaining women, 18-year-old Coco Gauff secured her first trip to the US Open quarterfinals with a dramatic straight-set win over Zhang Shuai of China. did. The 12th-seeded American defeated Chan 5-3 in the second set, but broke the 33-year-old twice in four straight games to win 7-5, 7-5.
Gauff won the first set after Chan and Gauff traded five service breaks. Zhang held the first serve and broke to take his 2-0 lead. However, Guaf responded with a break, breaking Chan again to give him a 4-3 lead. Chan tied the set at 4-4 before Guaf secured the final break of the set to give him a 6-5 lead. She then held serve to secure the set.
The second set didn’t get off to a very chaotic start, with each player holding serve for the first seven games. Chan then scored a well-timed break to lead 4-3 when Gauff couldn’t keep up with a backhand. Her break set her serve for a set, but she never won another game.
Gauff fended off a set point and a return from Chan hit long to secure the break and cut her deficit to 5-4. Gauff won the next three games, including a 12-ball rally on match point. She screamed in front of an ecstatic Arthur Ashe her stadium crowd to celebrate her victory. Gauff and Chan exchanged hugs at the net.
Gauff advances Tuesday to face 17th-seeded Caroline Garcia of France. Garcia defeated No. 29 seed Alison Riske-Amritraj in straight sets on Sunday.
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Adjla Tomljanovic follows Serena upset to win in straight sets
Ajla Tomljanovic did not disappoint. After defeating Serena Williams in the third round, Tomljanovic beat Russia’s Lyudmila Samsonova in straight sets in Sunday’s quarterfinals.
Tomljanovic needed a 10-8 tiebreaker to win the first set against the 38th-ranked player. However, she cruised to her second and claimed a 7-6 (10-8) 6-1 victory. World No. 46 Tomljanovic will face the winner of World No. 5 Onz Jabbar and No. 18 Veronika Kudermetova.
Berrettini reaches the quarter-finals for the second time in a row
No. 13 seed Matteo Berrettini defeated Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in five sets to advance to the quarterfinals. The Italian dropped the second set and allowed a break in the second, but he won 7-6 in the tiebreaker to tie the match 1-1.
The pair then split the third and fourth sets, with Berrettini dominating the match in the fifth, 3-6, 7-6 (7-2), 6-3, 4-6, 6-6. 2 wins secured. 46. Davidovich Fokina was able to finish the match even though he hurt his knee in the final set and appeared to drag him down. Berrettini reached the quarter-finals for the second year in a row. He lost to finalist Novak Djokovic in the 2021 quarterfinals.
Rude eliminates Mute
Berrettini will face No. 5 seed Casper Ruud next Tuesday. The fifth-seeded Norwegian defeated unseeded Frenchman Corentin Moutet in four sets. Ruud led the first set 6-1, 6-2 before Moutet survived with a 7-6 (7-4) win in the third. But Ruud regained control in the fourth set, winning 6-1, 6-2, 7-6 (7-4), 6-2 to set up a Top 13 matchup with Berrettini in the quarterfinals. Did.
Garcia sweeps America’s Riske Amritraj
In the seeded matchup, France’s Caroline Garcia defeated Alison Riske Amritraj in straight sets to reach the quarterfinals. The 17th seed Garcia made her first break of the match to lead 5-4 in the first set and win 6-4. She maintained control of her match from there, making a dominant second set to beat the No. 29-seeded American 6-4, 6-1.
Garcia’s victory eliminated a chance for the US quarterfinals. She faces Gauff on Tuesday.
Karen Khachanov advances to the quarterfinals with a five-set upset
In a top 30 matchup, Russia’s No. 27 seed Karen Khachanov beat No. 13 seed Pablo Carreno Busta in five sets to reach the quarterfinals. Busta scored first in the first set to win 6-4. But he won the second and third sets and the decisive fifth set 4-6, 6-3, 6-1, 4-6, 6-3, playing 3:21. .
Remaining Sunday schedule
No. 5 Oz Jabbar vs. No. 18 Veronika Kudermetova 9 ET