Highlights of the 2022 US Open Tennis Championships 

Medvedev was able to win the match easily 6-2. 6-4. 6-0

The ATP rankings - in effect since 1973, allowing historical comparisons across eras – are currently headed by Medvedev with 6,880 point. Nadal is in second place on 5,630.


Daniil Medvedev scores a return in the men's 1st round match between Daniil Medvedev (Russia) and Stefan Kozlov (USA), August 29, 2022. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)


Medvedev was able to win the match easily 6-2. 6-4. 6-0. This allowed him to advance to the second round on the hard-court tournament. Medvedev expressed satisfaction at beating Kozlov,


Medvedev has been dominant in hard-court play, winning 205 and losing only 71. In fact, he won 13 of his 14 ATP title on hard court, including last year's US Open.


After Medvedev had smashed 34 winners and 10 Aces, the match ended in just two hours. He had a lead of two sets and lost the Australian Open final match to Rafael Nadal.


Also, he was unable to participate in the previous Wimbledon edition due to a ban against Russian and Belarusian player from participating in the tournament.


Andy Murray (Great Britain) reacts after he beat Francisco Cerundolo (Argentina), in round one at the US Open tennis championships.

Andy Murray