It was a shocking last round in the U.S. Open as world No. 1 Novak Djokovic retired from 4th round due to shoulder injury and received boos from the audience following the exit. This twist paved way to former champion and world No. 24 Stan Wawrinka to seal a quarterfinal ticket and will square-off with Cincinnati Open title holder and ATP’s in-form star Daniil Medvedev. Both players are in form and ready to face each other to advance in the finals. If you want to be the first to know about the latest sports news, betting odds and match predictions, register an account now at 12BET Sportsbook to get the freshest insights and rewards all for you!
Stan Wawrinka (SUI)
Wawrinka will enter this match with a victory against world No. 1 Djokovic 4-6, 5-7, 1-2 following the two sets advantage until opponent retired on the third set due to shoulder pain. The Swiss on his fourth semifinal appearance at the U.S. Open won this title 3 years ago and went to a serious injury after then. This will be his second quarterfinal reach after the one in Paris early this year and his sixth quarterfinal in his entire career high winning 3 of them, last losing out at this stage to Kei Nishikori in 2014. He won five of his last six matches on hard court.
Daniil Medvedev (RUS)
The world No. 5 finished runner-up in Washington and Montreal, before winning in Cincinnati just early last month. He defeated Dominik Koepfer 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 7-6 that propelled him to this match and coming into this is a 10-match winning streak on hard court. He aims to continue his excellent form as he reached first grand slam semifinal. Although Medvedev dropped a set in each of his previous three rounds, he is confident that he can pull off an impressive performance to make it to the finals.
These players will meet for the second time. The last time that they squared off, Medvedev won 6-4 3-6 6-4 6-1 in the 1st round in at the Wimbledon back in 2017.
Medvedev wins in straight sets
Stan Wawrinka: 2.00 – Daniil Medvedev: 1.84
FT.HDP – Daniil Medvedev: 1.56
Date and Time: Thursday, September 4, 2019, 1:15 AM (GMT+8)
Venue: Arthur Ashe Stadium, New York
(The odds might change without prior notice)
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