Top seed Daniil Medvedev beaten by Nick Kyrgios at US Open 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(7)
TENNIS: Nick Kyrgios and Daniil Medvedev both saw off third-seeded Nick Kyrgios in the round of 16 at Wimbledon on Monday
US Open round-of-16 tennis: Nick Kyrgios of Australia beat Daniil Medvedev of Australia in four sets 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(7)
The Australian Open men’s draw featured a third of the top seeds.
Nick Kyrgios started the tournament with a 7-6(3) 6-2 6-4 win over American John Isner.
He next faced top seed Daniil Medvedev, the highest-ranked man on the men’s tour. Medvedev went on to beat top seed Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2, 6-0 in a third set in a match that was already decided on the opening point, to progress to the last eight.
Kyrgios next faced compatriot Lleyton Hewitt, who had qualified for the final here since reaching the last four of the ATP World Tour Finals where he also lost in the semi-finals to Kyrgios.
Kyrgios started his 6-4 6-7(3) 6-4 win over the American.
The men’s match was delayed because of rain in the second set.
Medvedev next faced Australian wild card David Goffin in a three-set draw.
Nahui Rose won his fourth straight match in the round-of-16 at the US Open, beating Belgian Adrian Mannarino, 7-6 (7-5), 2-6, 6-1, in four sets.
Rose had won the opening set in 36 minutes.