US Open quarter-final: Tsvetana Pironkova v Serena Williams– live!

US Open quarter-final: Tsvetana Pironkova v Serena Williams– live!

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” It was difficult in the end,” states Medvedev, who ended up with 51 winners versus 37 unforced mistakes. ” That’s why maybe for the very first time in practically a year I actually commemorated my win due to the fact that it was very hard in the end and I felt like I could get in problem, so I was really pleased to get the win. One point chose two sets. Andrey was playing truthfully incredible.”

Asked about the decisive first-set tiebreaker, Medvedev describes the game within the video game against his youth friend.

” It was 6-3, two of my serves,” he states “I was going for the 2nd one because I understood that if I’m going to push the ball right now, he’s going to go for it and 6-4 is not 6-5.


Medvedev wins 7-6 (6 ), 6-3, 7-6 (5 )!

Third-set tiebreak: Rublev 5-7 Medvedev

Rublev right away goes down a minibreak as Medvedev cranks a forehand winner early in the rally, however Medvedev gives it right back with a double fault maintained by an obstacle. Medvedev then hits a highlight-reel backhand winner down the line from the baseline and we’re on serve. Rublev pounds an ace then wins the next point on a Medvedev unforced mistake. On serve with Medvedev serving at 2-3 and he strikes a 126 miles per hour unreturnable serve out broad for 3-all as the gamers change ends.

Medvedev holds once again as Rublev chips in his 17 th unforced mistake. Medvedev is two points from the surface line with Rublev serving at 3-5.

Serving at 5-5, Medvedev cracks a forehand winner for match point … and he transforms it after running Rublev ragged then striking a forehand into the open court! Medvedev is back into the United States Open semi-finals after giving of Andrey Rublev in two hours and 27 minutes!

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Game, set, Medvedev.

Daniil Medvedev is into his 2nd straight semifinal in Flushing.

September 9, 2020


Third set: Rublev 6-7, 3-6, 6-6 Medvedev

Another love hold for Medvedev, who’s won 11 straight points on his serve. We’re heading to a third-set tiebreaker.

3rd set: Rublev 6-7, 3-6, 6-5 Medvedev *

… and Rublev holds at love, topping it with his ninth ace. Medvedev will once again serve to remain in the 3rd after the break.

Third set: Rublev 6-7, 3-6, 5-5 Medvedev

Medvedev holds at love, capping it with his 15 th ace …

Third set: Rublev 6-7, 3-6, 5-4 Medvedev *

Rublev comes through with another trouble-free hold, slotting his eighth ace of the day along the method. Medvedev, who appears to have actually caught a cramp near completion of the game, will serve to stay in the third set after the modification of ends.

Indeed, Medvedev has actually called the fitness instructor, who is working away on his ideal shoulder and both quads during a medical timeout.


Third set: Rublev 6-7, 3-6, 4-4 Medvedev

Medvedev pounds a forehand winner to open the video game, however follows with his 2nd double fault and an unforced mistake off the backhand to decrease 15-30 on his serve for only the second time today. A twinkle of a possibility for Rublev here. But Medvedev rattles off 3 fast points including a pair of unreturnable serves to leave with the hold.

3rd set: Rublev 6-7, 3-6, 4-3 Medvedev *

Rublev holds quickly from love-15 down. He’s won 82%of his first-serve points in the 3rd set, up from 67%in the 2nd.

3rd set: Rublev 6-7, 3-6, 3-3 Medvedev

Daniil Medvedev: 4 points, four aces. Next?

3rd set: Rublev 6-7, 3-6, 3-2 Medvedev *

Rublev holds easily from 15- all, going forehand passing winner, 119 mph ace down the middle, 110 miles per hour ace out broad. On we go.

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3rd set: Rublev 6-7, 3-6, 2-2 Medvedev

Rublev pushes Medvedev to love-15, then 15-30 for the first time all the time thanks to Medvedev’s first double fault. Medvedev cruises to the hold from there, closing it with successive backhand winners from the baseline.


Third set: Rublev 6-7, 3-6, 2-1 Medvedev *

Rublev holds conveniently. A bit more positivity on his side after the miserable body language that rollovered from the tiebreaker into the second set.

Third set: Rublev 6-7, 3-6, 1-1 Medvedev

Medvedev responds with a business-like hold at love. The emphasize: an outstanding backhand passing winner for 40- love that paints the sideline.

3rd set: Rublev 6-7, 3-6, 1-0 Medvedev *

Rublev holds to open the 3rd. If we’re being genuine, this one has felt all however a handshake away because the first-set tiebreaker.

Medvedev wins 2nd set, 6-3!

Second set: Rublev 6-7, 3-6 Medvedev

Medvedev opens with a 129 mph ace down the middle prior to misfiring off the backhand side for 15- all. However he follows with back-to-back winners from the baseline for 2 set points. And he needs only one of them, firing in a 107 miles per hour 2nd serve that Rublev can’t return into play. Medvedev takes a commanding two-sets-to-none lead and is one set from the semi-finals.

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Just everywhere.

Daniil Medvedev takes the 2nd set 6-3 and he’s one set away from the SFs. @DaniilMedwed I #USOpen

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Second set: Rublev 6-7, 3-5 Medvedev *

Rublev quickly holds at love, putting the pressure on Medvedev to serve out the set.

2nd set: Rublev 6-7, 2-5 Medvedev

Medvedev, working rapidly on his serve now, medically supports the break, closing out the easy hold with a 130 miles per hour ace down the middle. Oddly, Rublev is provided a code offense for audible profanity despite the fact that his eruption after decreasing 40-15 was more of a barbaric yawp than noticeable swear word.

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Keothavong – “I understand precisely what you stated”
Keothavong – “What did you state?”

#USOpen #usopen2020

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September 9, 2020


Medvedev breaks in 6th video game of 2nd set!

2nd set: Rublev 6-7, 2-4 Medvedev *

An unsafe minute for Rublev, who very rapidly goes down love-15 then 15-40 on his serve. It’s the first break point of the match for either gamer and Medvedev takes advantage of it, crushing an overhand winner at the end of a 12- shot rally to take control of the set.

Second set: Rublev 6-7, 2-3 Medvedev

Medvedev breezes through a love hold. He’s 12 of 13 points on his racket this set– and 22 of the last 26 on his serve going back to the.

2nd set: Rublev 6-7, 2-2 Medvedev *

Rublev seems to have settled, cracking his 3rd and 4th aces of the afternoon en path to a simple hold of serve. Great sign.

2nd set: Rublev 6-7, 1-2 Medvedev

Medvedev rolls through another service video game, capping the love hold with a 123 mph ace out wide.

Some changeover reading: Kevin Mitchell’s report off Serena Williams’s quarter-final win earlier today.

2nd set: Rublev 6-7, 1-1 Medvedev *

Rublev goes down 15-30 on his serve. Early days, but seems like a crucial point given the context. He responds with a forehand winner followed by a service winner, but Medvedev presses it to deuce after winning a standard rally. From there Rublev gets away with the severely required hold, putting a little bit of range in between him and that devastating breaker.

2nd set: Rublev 6-7, 0-1 Medvedev

Medvedev does precisely what’s needed: zooming through his opening service game in a blur to immediately put the pressure back on Rublev, who is still fuming after letting the opener slip through his fingers.

Medvedev wins first set, 7-6 (6 )!

First-set tiebreak: Rublev 6-7 Medvedev

Rublev wins the very first point of the breaker on his serve when Medvedev misfires on a drop shot at the end of an 22- shot baseline rally. Medvedev then wins another point on Rublev’s serve and he will have a set point … and Medvedev closes it out with a 128 mph ace down the middle.

Rublev desolates his racket after squandering leads of 5-1 and 6-3 in the tiebreaker. A disaster, no 2 ways about it.

Medvedev wins first set, 7-6 (6).

Medvedev wins first set, 7-6 (6 ). Photo: Al Bello/Getty Images.


First set: Rublev 6-6 Medvedev

We’ve got a hold-up on court as the electronic scoreboards on court have actually been flickering. The chair umpire states they’ve been shut off, however they start to flicker as soon as more right as Medvedev hits a first serve out.

We’re lastly under way with the scoreboard powered down … and Medvedev holds at love to force a tiebreaker.

First set: Rublev 6-5 Medvedev

Rublev is dealing with an area of pressure on serve for the first time today.

First set: Rublev 5-5 Medvedev

Medvedev is pushed into a backhand error on the opening indicate go love-15 down, marking the first time either player has actually fallen behind on his serve up until now. But he responds emphatically on the next 3 points: forehand baseline winner, 125 mph ace down the middle, forehand standard winner. He then liquidates the hold with a 124 mph serve out wide that Rublev can’t get back into play.

First set: Rublev 5-4 Medvedev *

Rublev responds with a love hold of his own. He’s just gettiing about a third of his first serves in– nine of 26 so far– however surviving with 13- of-17 second-serve points won (76%).

First set: Rublev 4-4 Medvedev

Medvedev holds at love, squashing a 129 miles per hour ace down the middle along the method.

First set: Rublev 4-3 Medvedev *

Rublev opens with a 128 miles per hour ace down the middle, but Medvedev crushes a forehand winner from the baseline on the next point for 15- all. Rublev rattles three straight points from there, sealing the hold with a forehand winner early in the point. Both men hitting the cover off the ball early.

Very first set: Rublev 3-3 Medvedev

Medvedev breezes through another service game, closing it out with a 121 mph ace out wide. On we go.

Very first set: Rublev 3-2 Medvedev *

After Rublev wins the opening point with a sharp backhand, Medvedev gets the much better of a grueling 18- shot exchange with a backhand winner for 15- all.


First set: Rublev 2-2 Medvedev

Medvedev responses with a trouble-free hold of his own, topping it with a 127 mph ace down the middle. Mostly short points so far but some big hitting and great shotmaking when they enter into the rallies.

First set: Rublev 2-1 Medvedev *

Another uncomplicated hold for Rublev, who cracks a 105 miles per hour ace out large along the method.

First set: Rublev 1-1 Medvedev

Medvedev opens with a 110 mph second-serve service winner to the body and cruises to an uncomplicated hold in his opening service game.

First set: Rublev 1-0 Medvedev *

The second match of the day is under method on Ashe.

The final for the females’s doubles has been set The No3 seeds, Nicole Melichar and Xu Yifan, have won their semi-final and will deal with the team of Laura Siegemund and Vera Zvonareva in the last.

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