World No. 1 Daniil Medvedev will face Wu Yibing in the third round of the US Open on Friday.
This season, Medvedev won the Australian Open final and rose to the top of the ATP rankings before losing to Rafael Nadal. The Russian won the Los Cabos Open, his sole championship of the year, without dropping a set. In the final, he defeated Cameron Norrie 7-5, 6-0. He began the competition by defeating Stefan Kozlov in the first round with scores of 6-2, 6-4, and 6-0. He was the current US Open champion. In the second round, he faced Arthur Rinderknech, and he defeated him 6-2, 7-5, 6-3 to go to the round of 32.
Before participating in the US Open qualifying rounds, Wu Yibing only played on the ATP Challenger Tour and the ITF circuit this season. He beat Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-3, 6-4, 6-0 in the opening round to become the first Chinese man to advance to the competition’s main event. He then defeated Nuno Borges in a thrilling five-set match by scores of 6-7(3), 7-6(4), 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 to advance to the third round.
Daniil Medvedev vs Wu Yibing Match Details
Tournament: US Open
Date: September 2 2022
Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York, United States
Round: Round of 32
Category: Men’s Singles
Prize Money: $60,102,000
Daniil Medvedev vs Wu Yibing Head-to-Head Record
The head-to-head between the two players is 0-0.
Daniil Medvedev vs Wu Yibing Prediction
Wu just finished a tiresome five-set match against Nuno Borges, but Medvedev is yet to lose a set at the US Open. The Russian ought to be able to defeat the Chinese and secure a spot in the tournament’s round of 16.
Prediction: Meddy to win in straight sets
Daniil Medvedev Last three performances
- US Open: Round of 64- b. Rinderknech 6-2, 7-5, 6-3
- US Open: Round of 128- b. Kozlov 6-2, 6-4, 6-0
- Cincinnati Masters: Semifinal- l. Tsitsipas 6-7(6), 6-3, 3-6
Wu Yibing Last three performances
- US Open: Round of 64- b. Borges 6-7(3), 7-6(4), 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
- US Open: Round of 128- b. Basilashvili 6-3, 6-4, 6-0
- Indianapolis Challenger: Final- b. Kovacevic 6-7, 7-6, 6-3
Broadcast and Live Stream Details
- US – Tennis Channel
- UK – Tennis TV (live streaming)
- Australia – beIN Sports
- Canada – TSN
- India – Discovery/ Tennis TV