Group B: Medvedev 2-6, 6-6 Thiem
Trouble spot for Medvedev, who fell in love -15 after making a non-coercive frontal foul from baseline. He only shook three quick points to get Thiem to push the ball to two, but he escapes the suspension and we head to the tiebreak in the second set.
The second group: * Medvedev 2-6, 5-6 THEM
Thiem’s double faults at 30 – everything to a break point, but he erases it with a 120 mph kick Medvedev can’t return to the field. An unintended foul from a backhand gives Medvedev a chance for a second break, but Tim saves that hit as well with another big serve. He saved the third goal soon after when Medvedev hit the back in the net, then fourth and fifth with a powerful forehand in the corner that Medvedev could not return. Finally, Tim held out after a dramatic 10-minute, 18-point match. Medvedev will force the second group to break the tie.
Tim breaks the tenth in the second set!
Group B: Medvedev 2-6, 5-5 Theme *
Well, well, well. Medvedev flashes while serving the group, descending to love 30 and 15-40 as Tim lifts his power off the ground. Two break-points for Tim, the first that Medvedev faced since 2-5 in the opening match. Medvedev saved the first blow, but made an easy foul with a forehand early in the lead in the second half to take a break and we get back to serving in the second.
Group B: * Medvedev 2-6, 5-4 Thiem
Tim holds 30 love and Medvedev will settle the match with one set after the change.
Group B: Medvedev 2-6, 5-3 Thiem *
Conveniently holding Medvedev, pierce his fifth ace of the night all the way. Tim will remain in Group Two.
Group B: * Medvedev 2-6, 4-3 Thiem
There’s another love for Thiem, who has been touring service games with one big exception at the start of the second set.
Group B: * Medvedev 2-6, 3-2 Thiem
Tim is back on track in serving with another love, but he will need to make progress in serving Medvedev after that lull to open the set. Meanwhile, Zverev returns to his ward and descends These tweets With the arrival of its sushi.
Group B: Medvedev 2-6, 3-1 Thiem *
Medvedev held quietly making it 3-1 per second. He made twice as many non-coercive fouls (16) as the winner (eight) per night, but he managed to clean things up a lot in this group with five winners and six fouls.
Group B: * Medvedev 2-6, 2-1 Thiem
Thiem grants the ship with a direct fist to serve to reach the board in the second set.
Group B: Medvedev 2-6, 2-0 Thiem *
Medvedev opens at 124 mph down the center on the way to the love contract. Another very scratchy game for Thiem, who seems to have gone on tour since the break. Indeed, many non-compulsory errors for the Austrian through two (four) matches, as in the entire first set.
Medvedev breaks in the first half of the second group!
Group B: Medvedev 2-6, 1-0 Thiem
It was a very poor service game for Thiem to open the second set, with Medvedev practically giving a break on a silver platter with three non-compulsive faults including his first double foul.
Tim wins the first set 6-2!
Group A: Medvedev 2-6 Thiem
Medvedev quickly falls in love with 40 and a triple setpoint. He quickly turned away from him. He hit 120 mph wide to save the former, but made his 12th smooth mistake the next night (against seven winners) to give Tim the opening game after 35 minutes. It is the first set that Medvedev has dropped in the tournament so far.
The first group: * Medvedev 2-5 Thiem
Thiem gets to another easy place. He has won 11 of his last 12 points on his racket and won up to 12 of the first 12 service points in the match. Medvedev to work to stay in the opening.
Tim breaks in the sixth inning of the first set!
Group A: Medvedev 2-4 Team *
An arduous exchange of 30 rounds erupted at the opening point with Tim breaking a backhand blow. Medvedev sends an irreversible serve followed by a 125 mph shot in the middle of the field, then commits double fouls for 30 per player. Then Tim wins the next point for a second look at a break point in several matches, but Medvedev saves it by sending another powerful for the sake of the Devil. At this point, Medvedev had received a warning to cross the grid to signal a mark after he was not allowed to compete late. He is mocking the mockery after his pleas for a chair referee and moderator have been rejected: “My sincere apologies to the US Open for crossing the net.” It was from there that Tim got his best Rally of 20 hits and broke Medvedev when he missed a shot.
The first group: * Medvedev 2-3 Thiem
Stuck in love, Tim hit a winner with a header into the net at first point and then followed him with three big transmissions Medvedev couldn’t get back into play. He won seven straight serving points and won all of the first nine serve points for the night.
Group A: Medvedev 2-2 TIM *
The first pressure points in the match for any of the players where Medvedev goes to love – 30 in his serving. He brought it back to 30-all, but Theim then hit a backhand in the net early in the point for 30-40 and the first chance to break tonight. Medvedev responds well, zipping with quick three points that spearheaded the booming ace down the center to escape with constipation.
Group A: Medvedev 1-1 Tim *
Medvedev broke 120 mph wide for a period of 15-40, then followed by his first double foul in the evening and a non-coercive foul from baseline to propel him to a draw. But he stuck comfortably from there, locking in control in his opening serving match with a winning forward blow over the net.
Group A: * Medvedev 0-1 Tim
A theme in an elaborate opening service game that included combinations of 13, 12, 13 and 17 strokes … and three uncharacteristic mistakes by Medvedev.
Daniel Medvedev could become the first player of the open era (since 1969) to win the US Open men’s singles title without losing a set. The 24-year-old Russian, who pushed Rafael Nadal to the limit by more than five sets in last year’s final, swept 15 sets in this year’s tournament to reach that point.
Dominic Thiem, 27, became the first Austrian to reach the semi-finals in US Open history after he was about to miss in 2018, when he lost a tiebreaker in the fifth set to Nadal in the quarter-finals. The last Austrian player to knock on the door was Thomas Moster, who reached the quarter-finals of the US Open in 1993, 1994 and 1996.
Brian will be here soon. Meanwhile, the first semi-final of the day is between Pablo Carreno Busta and Alexander Zverev in Group E and you can follow Tommaini Carayol’s report minute by minute here.
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