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Hello and welcome to Telegraph Sport’s protection of at present’s US Open males’s quarter-final conflict between childhood mates and compatriots Daniil Medvedev and Andrey Rublev.

The all-Russian showdown marks the third of the boys’s quarter finals after Novak Djokovic outclassed Taylor Fritz to win in straights yesterday and 20-year-old Ben Shelton defeated fellow-American Frances Tiafoe.

Eighth seed Rublev overpowered Britain’s Jack Draper in 4 units to achieve this level, bringing the 21-year-old’s career-best run at a significant to an finish. Meanwhile, 2021 Flushing Meadows Champion Medvedev reached the final eight with a 2-6, 6-4, 6-1, 6-2 victory over Australian Alex de Minaur.

The Muscovite behemoths have beforehand met seven occasions on the elite stage, with No 3 seed Medvedev profitable 5 matches together with their latest encounter within the Dubai last this yr.

Speaking forward of at present’s conflict, Medvedev identified the pair are “really close friends”, including: “We have a great relationship, even if on the court we’re big competitors…nothing is going to come between us to separate us in real life.

“To have a friend like this is great. But, again, on the court we both want to win.”

Rublev mentioned the friendship had turn out to be like a household bond after he was requested to be the godfather to Medvedev’s daughter.

“We built our relationship because of tennis, but now it’s already bigger than tennis. We know each other, I don’t know, since we were maybe six or something,” Rublev mentioned.

“He’s super honest, super relaxed. It’s easy to communicate with him. He’s very humble. At the same time, he’s really funny. When you spend time with him, you always have fun.”

Also on courtroom at present, Carlos Alcaraz continues the defence of his title afterward because the Spaniard faces off towards twelth seed Alexander Zverev at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Elsewhere, within the ladies’s draw, Australian Open champion Aryna Sabalenka faces the spectacular Qinwen Zheng – who knocked out final yr’s runner-up Ons Jabeur – within the opening match on Arthur Ashe Stadium scheduled for 5pm.

And final however not least, Wimbledon champion Marketa Vondrousova meets American Madison Keys, the 2021 runner-up right here at Flushing Meadows.