Rafael Nadal, Carlos Alcaraz, or Casper Ruud will be the new world number 1 after the US Open following Daniil Medvedev’s loss in the 4th round. These are the scenarios.
Nadal will be the new world no.1 if he wins the US Open or he reaches the final. Nadal will be no.1 also if he reaches the quarters and Alcaraz and Ruud do not win the US Open. Nadal will be no.1 also if he loses in the 4th round and Alcaraz and Ruud do not reach the final.
Alcaraz will be no.1 if he wins the US Open or he reaches the final, Nadal doesn’t reach the quarters and Ruud does not win the US Open.
Ruud will be no.1 if he wins the US Open and Nadal is not the runner-up. Alternatively, he can top the rankings if he reaches the final, Nadal doesn’t reach the quarters and Alcaraz does not win the US Open.
Nadal at the U.S. Open, ranking, and results in 2022
Now ranked no.3, the Spaniard owns a 38-4 record in 2022. Rafael is competing at the U.S. Open where he bested the world no.198 Rinky Hijikata 4-6 6-2 6-3 6-3, the world no.60 Fabio Fognini 2-6 6-4 6-2 6-1 and the world no.91 Richard Gasquet 6-0 6-1 7-5.
Nadal has won 4 titles in 2022 in Melbourne, at the Australian Open, in Acapulco and at the French Open. Nadal reached the final in Indian Wells (BNP Paribas Open).
Rafael won 92 titles in his career: 24 on hard courts, 63 on clay courts, 1 on indoor courts and 4 on grass courts. (See the list of his titles)
Alcaraz at the U.S. Open, ranking, and results in 2022
Ranked no.4 (career-high), Alcaraz has achieved a 47-9 match record in 2022. The Spaniard is playing at the U.S. Open where he bested the world no.37 Sebastian Baez 7-5 7-5 2-0 ret., the world no.78 Federico Coria 6-2 6-1 7-5 and the world no.43 Jenson Brooksby 6-3 6-3 6-3.
Alcaraz conquered 4 titles in 2022 in Rio de Janeiro, in Miami, in Barcelona and in Madrid. Carlos reached the final in Hamburg (Hamburg European Open) and in Umag (Plava Laguna Croatia Open).
The Spaniard won 5 titles in his career: 1 on hard courts and 4 on clay courts. (See the list of his titles)
Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz faced off 3 times. The head to head is 2-1 for Nadal. Before, the last time they squared off, Carlos Alcaraz won 6-2 1-6 6-3 in the quarter in Madrid (Mutua Madrid Open) on the 6th of May 2022.
Here the video highlights.
Ruud at the U.S. Open, ranking, and results in 2022
Currently ranked no.7, Casper has achieved a composed 42-15 match record in 2022. Ruud is currently having a run at the U.S. Open where he conquered the world no.601 Kyle Edmund 6-3 7-5 6-2, the world no.117 Tim Van Rijthoven 6-74 6-4 6-4 6-4, the world no.34 Tommy Paul 7-63 6-75 7-62 5-7 6-0 and the world no.112 Corentin Moutet 6-1 6-2 6-74 6-2.
The Norwegian clinched 3 titles in 2022 in Buenos Aires, in Geneva and in Gstaad. Ruud was the runner-up in Miami (Miami Open) and at the French Open.
The Norwegian won 9 titles in his career: 1 on hard courts and 8 on clay courts. (See the list of his titles)
Daniil Medvedev in 2022
This season Medvedev has a 37-13 win-loss record. Daniil has won 1 title in Los Cabos. The Russian was the finalist at the Australian Open, in Hertogenbosch and in Halle.
Casper Ruud and Daniil Medvedev played each other 3 times. The head to head is 3-0 for Medvedev. Previously, the last time they locked horns, Daniil Medvedev won 6-4 6-2 in the semifinal in Turin (Nitto ATP Finals) in November 2021.
Here the video highlights.
Rafael Nadal, Carlos Alcaraz
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