Novak Djokovic and Daniil Medvedev reach US Open 2023 final, Shelton and Alcaraz lose

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Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev defeated defending champion Carlos Alcaraz in a thrilling US Open final on Friday. He will face 23-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic. Two years ago, the final has also been held between them. Medvedev defeated Alcaraz 7–6 (7/3), 6–1, 3–6, 6–3 to reach his fifth major final, making Alcaraz back-to-back men’s winners since Roger Federer in 2008. missed out

“He (Alcaraz) is a really incredible player. To beat him you have to be better than you are and I managed to do that,” Medvedev said after the match. Medvedev will now face Djokovic on Sunday as the 36-year-old Serbian star once again seeks a record 24th Grand Slam title to return to world number one next week.

Third seed Medvedev won his only major title at the 2021 US Open when he defeated Djokovic for the calendar Grand Slam title. He avenged his one-sided loss to Spaniard Alcaraz in the Wimbledon semifinals in July. Even after reaching the first set tie-break, he did not let the pressure get to him and won.

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On the other hand, if we talk about Novak Djokovic, he defeated 20-year-old Ben Shelton 6-3, 6-2, 7-6 (7/4) in the semifinals on Friday. He has managed to enter the US Open final for the 10th time. “Another Grand Slam final. I couldn’t be happier where I am,” said Novak Djokovic, who reached a Grand Slam.

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