Go to top What is the US Open? It is known for being one of the oldest championships in the world but with a modern-day version in a hard-court tennis style. Tennis has been popular since the 20th century where the first U.
Medvedev, 23, will make his debut appearance in a Grand Slam final after previously failing to reach even a major quarter-final. Nadal, on the other hand, will feature in the U.
Open decider for a fifth time three wins and his 27th Grand Slam final overall. The year-old favourite last won the U. Open in , when he beat Kevin Anderson in straight sets.
As was the case then, Nadal will hope to soundly best another opponent making his Grand Slam final bow. Bianca Andreescu beat Serena Williams , on Saturday to lift the women's title in her first major final, and Medvedev will be hopeful he can follow her lead to defeat another legendary foe.
Time: 4 p.
The U. Open will not be broadcast on television in the United Kingdom, although Amazon Prime will provide live-stream coverage of the tournament.
Nadal has wound back the clock in and is looking to end the year level with Novak Djokovic on two majors as they prepare for the ATP Tour Finals in November. The three-time champion has been impressed by Medvedev's form on the North American circuit this summer and appears to be wary of his talent regardless of this being the Russian's first major final.
Amazon Prime previewed a clash that has the makings of a classic if Medvedev can rise to the occasion: Tags Tags.