Nick Kygrios beats defending US Open champion Medvedev

Written by on September 5, 2022

23rd seed Australian Nick Kygrios ended Daniil Medvedev’s US Open title defence with four-set 7-6 3-6 6-3 6-2 victory at the Arthur Ashe Stadium.

 
27th seed Karen Khachanov beat 12th seed Pablo Carreno-Busta in a 5-set thriller 4-6 6-3 6-1 4-6 6-3 as 13th seed Matteo Berretini also needed 5 sets to beat unseeded Alejandro Davidovich Fokina 3-6 7-6 6-3 4-6 6-2. 5th seed Casper Ruud also moved to the quarterfinals with a 6-1 6-2 6-7 6-2 victory over Corentin Moutet.
In the women’s bracket, 19-year-old Coco Gauff advanced to the quarterfinal as she overcame China’s Zhang Shuai 7-5 7-5 while her compatriot Alison Riske lost 4-6 1-6 to 17th seed Caroline Garcia.
Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur also advanced with a 7-6 6-4 victory over Veronika Kudermetova as Ajla Tomljanovic beat Ludmilla Samsonova 7-6 6-1.
 

And briefly on football, reports in Greece have stated that Super Eagles midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo is on the verge of moving to Greek club Aris Thessaloniki after a transfer fee was agreed with Stoke City.

23rd seed Australian Nick Kygrios ended Daniil Medvedev’s US Open title defence with four-set 7-6 3-6 6-3 6-2 victory at the Arthur Ashe Stadium.

 
27th seed Karen Khachanov beat 12th seed Pablo Carreno-Busta in a 5-set thriller 4-6 6-3 6-1 4-6 6-3 as 13th seed Matteo Berretini also needed 5 sets to beat unseeded Alejandro Davidovich Fokina 3-6 7-6 6-3 4-6 6-2. 5th seed Casper Ruud also moved to the quarterfinals with a 6-1 6-2 6-7 6-2 victory over Corentin Moutet.
In the women’s bracket, 19-year-old Coco Gauff advanced to the quarterfinal as she overcame China’s Zhang Shuai 7-5 7-5 while her compatriot Alison Riske lost 4-6 1-6 to 17th seed Caroline Garcia.
Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur also advanced with a 7-6 6-4 victory over Veronika Kudermetova as Ajla Tomljanovic beat Ludmilla Samsonova 7-6 6-1.
 

And briefly on football, reports in Greece have stated that Super Eagles midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo is on the verge of moving to Greek club Aris Thessaloniki after a transfer fee was agreed with Stoke City.


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