Factbox: Andrey Rublev v Daniil Medvedev


  • Tennis
  • Wednesday, 09 Sep 2020

(Reuters) - A look at the records of Russians Andrey Rublev and Daniil Medvedev before their quarter-final at the U.S. Open on Wednesday.

ANDREY RUBLEV

Age: 22

ATP ranking: 14 (Highest ranking: 14)

Seeding: 10

Grand Slam titles: 0

ATP career titles: 4

2019 U.S. Open performance: Fourth round

Best U.S. Open performance: Quarter-finals (2017, 2020)

Rublev has failed to beat Medvedev in their previous two meetings but the hard-hitting Russian will look to make their first meeting on the biggest stage count.

Rublev registered straight-sets victories over Jeremy Chardy, Gregoire Barrere and Salvatore Caruso before defeating Matteo Berrettini in four.

DANIIL MEDVEDEV

Age: 24

ATP ranking: 5 (Highest ranking: 4)

Seeding: 3

Grand Slam titles: 0

ATP career titles: 7

2019 U.S. Open performance: Runner-up

Best U.S. Open performance: Runner-up (2019)

Medvedev is the only player in the men's draw yet to drop a set in the tournament.

With Roger Federer and Nadal missing, and top seed Novak Djokovic disqualified for hitting a ball into a line judge, Medvedev is now the favourite to win.

HEAD TO HEAD: Medvedev leads 2-0

2019 Medvedev d Rublev 6-4 7-5 (St Petersburg, indoor hard)

2019 Medvedev d Rublev 6-2 6-3(Cincinnati, outdoor hard)

(Compiled by Arvind Sriram in Bengaluru; Editing by Peter Rutherford)

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