Daniil Medvedev, number two in the world ranking, extended his great moment in the cement of New York. The Russian passed the surprising Botic Van de Zandschulp (117th) in four sets and reached the US Open semi-finals for the third year in a row.
The finalist of the 2019 edition, where he fell to Rafael Nadal, came to this meeting without giving up sets in his four previous duels and although he gave one, he never faltered the victory. It was 6-3, 6-0, 4-6 and 7-5 in two hours and 24 minutes of play.
For his part, the 25-year-old Dutchman from qualifying became one of the great revelations of the last Grand Slam of the year. In his premiere, he beat Carlos Taberner (105th), then he hit Casper Ruud (11th) and later was the executioner of Facundo Bagnis (80th) and Diego Schwartzman (14th), respectively.
The winner of the match will be measured in the next round against the winner of the clash between the Spanish Carlos Alcaraz (55th) and the Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime (15th). Whoever it is will play that instance for the first time.