The US Open event, which was held recently, marked the 139th edition and the fourth Grand Slam event this year. The event took place outdoors on hard court in New York City. The tournament comprised of women’s and men’s singles as well as doubles and mixed doubles. Players under 18 were are also allowed to compete in the event.
During the tournament, Naomi Osaka and Novak Djokovic were the women’s and men’s defending champions. Both of them did not manage to defend their titles. Osaka lost against Belinda Bencic during the fourth round while Novak loses against Stan Wawrinka. Rafael Nadal managed to win the men’s singles title defeating Daniil Medvedev. In the women’s single, Bianca Andreescu won against Serena Williams. She became the first Canadian to take the Grand Slam singles title.
Learn more about the competitive performance between Rafael Nadal and Daniil Medvedev
According to the recent US open results, Rafael defeated Daniil in the final 7-5. 6-3, 5-7, 4-6 6-4. The match between the two stars lasted for about 5 hours, with both players giving their all. Many fans assumed that Daniil would not be as competitive as Nadal in regard to the exchange of shots. This assumption was due to the previous match in Montreal, where Nadal managed to crush Daniil.
Medvedev was, however, determined during this event and was not going down without a fight. He hang in there and managed to seize the moment during the fourth and third sets. At the end of the match, Nadal managed to elevate his game and break Daniil during the fifth game. When we look at the rally length stats, we see how close this competition was. Nadal was able to win all three categories by a very slim margin. You can also learn more about US open 2019 from online sources.