Daniil Medvedev News
Novak Djokovic went into the Red Group dead tie already assured of his place in the semi-finals after wins over Andrey Rublev and Stefanos Tsitsipas.
The floppy-haired Rublev, who is making his third straight appearance at the season finale, had the best of the early exchanges and appeared to be on course to wrap up the first set in quick time as he opened up a 4-1 lead.
Paris Masters 2022: Alex de Minaur knocks Daniil Medvedev out of event; Stefanos Tsitsipas into last 16
De Minaur defeated a top five player for the first time in his career with his 6-4, 2-6, 7-5 win against Medvedev and faces Frances Tiafoe next.
Daniil Medvedev dropped his first set of the week in the final but bounced back to win the Vienna title.
Wimbledon runner-up Kyrgios triumphed 7-6 (13/11), 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 to reach his first quarter-final in New York where he will face another Russian, Karen Khachanov.
Andy Murray and Coco Gauff are in afternoon action along with Nick Kyrgios and Ons Jabeur, the runners-up at Wimbledon.
US Open gets underway on 29 August in the absence of three-time champion Novak Djokovic but with Daniil Medvedev, Rafael Nadal as the prime contenders for the tile.
Daniil Medvedev snatched the close battle from Fritz even after the former reached the break point a couple of times in the first set of the Cincinnati Masters
Both Daniil Medvedev and Stefanos Tsitsipas dismissed American opponents in the quarter-finals while Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina saved three match points before falling to Madison Keys 6-2, 6-4.
The trial includes US Open, the last major of the season, and goes until the end of the season with the ATP Finals in Turin in November.
Daniil Medvedev marches into Cincinnati quarters; Madison Keys ousts Iga Swiatek to reach last-eight
Top seed Medvedvev kept Denis Shapovalov winless against world number ones with a 7-5, 7-5 victory while Poland's Swiatek lost 6-3, 6-4 to 2019 Cincinnati champion Keys, who needed five match points to finish off the shock triumph.
Medvedev, who plays on Thursday for a quarter-final spot against Denis Shapovalov, can tighten his grip on his current top position heading into the US Open.
Daniil Medvedev said he felt compelled to act when the insult came from the person standing with a group of fans at an entrance to the locker room
Kyrgios, after the match, said that he had a clean objective - play a lot of serve and volley and execute better. He does not believe in rankings and just focuses on the opponent.
Medvedev beat Oscar Otte 7-6 (3), 6-3 on Saturday to advance to the final of the Halle Open; Hurkacz beat Nick Kyrgios 4-6, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (4) in the other semi-final
The Russian world number one will be forced to sit out Wimbledon after the grass-court Grand Slam event banned him and his compatriots and Belarusians due to the invasion of Ukraine.
Athletes from Russia and Belarus will play at Flushing Meadows under a neutral flag, confirmed the US Open organisers
Medvedev, Zverev No 1 and 2 on ATP rankings; Big Three miss out on top two spots for the first time since 2003
Daniil Medvedev and Alexander Zverev occupy the top two spots while Novak Djokovic slips two places to third. Rafael Nadal (4) and Casper Ruud (5) complete the top five.
Tim van Rijthoven made the most of a rare main tour berth as he claimed a first title by sweeping aside Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 6-1 in the final of the grass court tournament in 's-Hertogenbosch.