Rublev wins Vienna opener; eyes 5th title in ’20

VIENNA — Andrey Rublev started his quest for a fifth ATP title of the season with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Norbert Gombos at the Erste Bank Open on Monday. The eighth-ranked Rublev hit 11 aces and never faced a break point against his Slovakian opponent, who had won their only previous meeting on hard … Read more Rublev wins Vienna opener; eyes 5th title in ’20

Medvedev, Thiem set for US Open semifinal clash

NEW YORK — Daniil Medvedev, the 2019 US Open men’s runner-up, is back in the semifinals at Flushing Meadows for the second year in a row. The third-seeded Medvedev beat longtime pal Andrey Rublev 7-6 (6), 6-3, 7-6 (5) in an all-Russian quarterfinal Wednesday. He is set for a date with second-seeded Dominic Thiem, a … Read more Medvedev, Thiem set for US Open semifinal clash