In the fourth round, Nick Kyrgios defeated Daniil Medvedev in four sets to terminate his attempt to defend his US Open title. In the quarterfinals, Karen Khachanov will play Kyrgios.
In his victory over reigning champion and No. 1 in the world Daniil Medvedev in the US Open 2022 fourth round on Monday in New York, Nick Kyrgios lost a point in an odd way. (Also in Tennis)
The 23rd-seeded Kyrgios won the opening set 7-6 (13-11), but he dropped the second set 3-6. He then slipped at 30-15 in the second game of the third. It prompted Medvedev to check online to see how the Australian maverick was doing.
Then, what happened shortly after confused many. Medvedev was forced to play a volley because a seemingly harmless forehand passing shot from Kyrgios on the move would have found the Russian’s court. Kyrgios, however, decided to swerve around the net and smash it into the court.
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