Two Russians will face each other to qualify for the semifinals of the US Open. Daniil Medvedev starts with the first chance in front of his good friend Andrey Rublev, but his mission is not easy. The match is scheduled for Wednesday night, around 20:30. In the following you can read the analysis of the confrontation, and at the end you will find the tip offered.
Andrey Rublev: Team form, news and statistics
Andrey Rublev ranks 14th in the world. He is currently in the best ATP position in his career.
If he loses on Wednesday, he is sure to climb at least one place to 13. If he manages to beat Medvedev and make it to the semifinals, Rublev will enter the ATP Top 10.
He has a strong forehand, with a blast running.
Even though he is physically frail, Andrey can impart increased speed to his shots.
At the beginning of the year he impressed – he won the titles in Doha and Adelaide, and at the Australian Open he stopped in the round of 16 – defeated by Alexander Zverev.
His percentage is excellent in 2020: he won 21 of the 25 official matches played. At the current edition of the US Open tournament, Rublev passed Jeremy Chardy, Gregoire Barrere, Salvatore Caruso and Matteo Berrettini. He defeated the first 3 opponents with 3-0 in the sets, and with Berrettini he gave up the debut act, to then prevail with 3-1.
In every game played in New York, Rublev had over 80% points earned on the first service!
Daniil Medvedev: Team form, news and statistics
Last year’s finalist at the US Open is in an excellent position to repeat the performance. At the 2019 edition, Daniil was the protagonist of a story finale with Rafa Nadal. The Iberian won in 5 sets, at the end of a game that lasted over 4 and a half hours.
Expectations were high for Medvedev in 2020, but he disappointed until the ATP circuit was disrupted. At the Australian Open, the Russian lost in the eighth round to Stan Wawrinka, and the best result of the season was obtained in Marseille (quarterfinals). Once resumed the circuit at the Cincinnati Open, Medvedev passed Giron and Bedene, to be eliminated in the quarterfinals by Roberto Bautista Agut.
The US Open came, and Daniil reset. He obtained 4 victories, all with 3-0 in sets, being the only player reached this phase without giving up any set. The opponents lined up on the road by Medvedev are: Federico Delbonis, Christopher O’Connell, Jeff Wolf and Frances Tiafoe.
In the first match Daniil served 4 doubles, and in each of the next 3 he made a single double mistake.
Currently in 5th place ATP, if he takes the title, Medvedev climbs to 4. In any other scenario, the Russian retains his position at the start of the tournament.
🎾Statistics of direct matches Andrey Rublev vs Daniil Medvedev
▪️Daniil Medvedev has won all 3 previous direct matches.
▪️Two of them took place in 2019, in Cincinnati and St. Petersburg. Each time Medvedev won 2-0 in sets.
Tennis Prediction of the Day Andrey Rublev vs Daniil Medvedev
Medvedev has a very safe job, and his temper does not betray him in times of pressure.
Even if he misses the first ball, Daniil greatly reduces the risks on service 2.
As a result, the Russian always has very few mistakes.
In the duels with Tiafoe, Wolf and O’Connell he had only one double per match. Even if Rublev takes a more aggressive stance on the return leg, I doubt it will make Medvedev risk on service 2.
At least not in the first part of the confrontation, when everything is still open regarding qualifying for the semifinals.
Thus, from the Betano offer we chose the scale of less than 1.5 double mistakes made by Medvedev in the first set, at an excellent odds. Success!
Bet Tips: Daniil Medvedev under 1.5 double mistakes in the first set