At stake are the first two places to the semifinals in the individual men’s draw of the US Open. In that framework, this Tuesday Daniil Medvedev is the clear favorite to advance. The Russian meets the Dutch Botic van de Zandschulp. Later, there is a duel of young people who ask for more clues: the Spanish Carlos Alcaraz faces the Canadian Félix Auger-Aliassime, all on ESPN and Star +.
Medvedev, No. 2 in the world, plays with Van de Zandschulp (117th), coming from the qualifying phase, installed for the first time in his career among the eight best in a Grand Slam. On his own, the Russian already knows this situation and is looking for his fourth ticket to the semifinals in the Major.
Always on a hard surface, Medvedev climbed higher at the Grand Slam. In fact, he was a finalist this year at the Australian Open and now aims to reach the US Open for the third year in a row to the semifinals, including the final played in 2019. And he emerges as a candidate for the decisive duel in the lower half of the table, looking Serbian Novak Djokovic, world No. 1, as a possible opponent in Sunday’s final.
This match can be seen live on Star + ESPN2, from 13:00 ARG / CHI / URU, 12:00 BOL / PAR / VEN and 11:00 COL / ECU / PER.
At night, there are youngsters crossing in great shape. Alcaraz, No. 55 in the ATP ranking, is the youngest male in the quarterfinals of the US Open in the entire era open to professionalism, which began in 1968. The Spaniard is a sensation in the cement of New York and has another hard Exam before Auger-Aliassime (15th), being the 12th seed.
The crossing can be followed live on Star + ESPN2, from 22:00 ARG / CHI / URU, 21:00 BOL / PAR / VEN and 20:00 COL / ECU / PER. Undoubtedly, there is a lot at stake.