Daniil Medvedev has impressively reached the final of US Open at Flushing Meadows. The Russian had a hard time in the second set, but turned it around and was much too strong for Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime: 6-4 7-5 6-2.
The game took a while to get going, but at 3-3 the second seeded Russian struck mercilessly. He broke the Canadian on love and then did not get into trouble on his own serve games.
In the second set, the game seemed to turn to 3-2. After a long game, Auger-Aliassime Medvedev broke and the Canadian seemed to be heading for a set win. However, the Russian thought otherwise. He broke Auger-Aliassime twice in a row, winning 13 of the last 15 points in the second set.
It turned out to be the final blow for the Canadian. The pipe was empty and in the third set it was plain sailing for the finalist of 2019. He gave the defeated Canadian only one more game and can therefore compete on Sunday against Novak Djokovic or the German Alexander Zverev, who will play around the corner tonight. play the other semifinal at 01:00.
Afterward, he indicated that he was looking forward to the final, and the Russian also indicated that he was looking forward to the other semi-final between Novak Djokovic and Alexander Zverev.
Medvedev, 25, also reached the final of the Australian Open earlier this season. He lost to Novak Djokovic. A scenario that can also be repeated in New York if the Serb also makes it to the final battle.