Medvedev Stuns Alcaraz to Meet Djokovic in U.S. Open Finals

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Daniil Medvedev and Carlos Alcaraz faced each other for the first time in the semi-finals of the U.S. Open, the last Grand Slam of the year

Background and context

Highlights of the first set

The first set was a tight affair, with both players holding their serves until the tie-break. Medvedev prevailed 7-3 with some powerful shots and clever angles.

Highlights of the  second set

Medvedev dominated the second set, breaking Alcaraz twice and winning it 6-1 in just 25 minutes. The Russian looked in control and confident, while Alcaraz seemed to struggle with his movement and consistency

 Highlights of the third set

In the third set, Alcaraz fought hard and didn't give up. He broke Medvedev's serve and won 6-3. The crowd was happy for the 19-year-old Spanish player in his first big tennis match.

Highlights of the fourth set

The fourth set was exciting. Both players broke each other's serves, and it was a close match. Medvedev broke Alcaraz and won 6-3, earning his place in the final

Statistics and analysis

Medvedev did really well on his first serves and hit 37 great shots. Alcaraz also did good but not as good as Medvedev. Medvedev made fewer mistakes too

Quotes and reactions

Medvedev said Alcaraz played well and is excited to play Djokovic in the final. Alcaraz congratulated Medvedev and wants to get better after learning from the match.

Preview of the final

Medvedev will play against the best player, Novak Djokovic, in the final. Djokovic wants to win a big tournament and it would be his 21st win. Medvedev is trying to win his first big tournament and has played Djokovic 12 times before, winning once in their last match.

The big final match is on Sunday, September 10th, at 8 pm in Arthur Ashe Stadium. Watch these great players. Who will lift the trophy? Share your thoughts and predictions with us

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