Andrey Rublev -43- (RUS) def  Nick Kyrgios -30- (AUS)
Match recap from Arthur Ashe Stadium announcer Andy Taylor.
Two big servers. Two huge hitters. One dynamic match on Arthur Ashe Stadium.
A Quarterfinalist here 2-years-ago, Andrey Rublev secured the only break of the match to reach the 2019 Round of 16. Truly tremendous stuff from the 21-year-old, who defeated Roger Federer in Cincinnati just two weeks ago.
NEXT: Andrey Rublev -43- (RUS) vs  Matteo Berrettini -25- (ITA)
Round-3 Biography | Andrey Rublev -43- (RUS)
On Tuesday, this 21-year-old ATP NextGen Finalist took-out World #8 Stefanos Tstisipas in the opening round. 2-weeks-ago, in Cincinnati – he upset World #3 Roger Federer to reach his first Masters-1000 Quarterfinal. Ranked as high as World 31, he owns 1 ATP Tour Singles title – and earlier this Summer in Hamburg, reached his 3rd Tour-level Final. At the 2015 US Open – as a 17-year-old qualifier – he made his Grand Slam main-draw debut – and 2-years-later, made a run to his first Grand Slam Quarterfinal right here in Arthur Ashe Stadium. Competing in his 4th US Open – from Russia, please welcome Andrey Rublev.
▲ R3: def  Nick Kyrgios -30- (AUS) 76(5) 76(5) 63
▲ R2: def Gilles Simon -40- (FRA) 62 RET
▲ R1: def  Stefanos Tsitsipas -08- (GRE) 64 67(5) 76(7) 75
Round-3 Biography |  Nick Kyrgios -30- (AUS)
In 2014, as a 19-year-old Wild Card ranked outside the top-100, he reached his first Grand Slam Quarterfinal, upsetting World #1 Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon. 5-years-later, he now owns 6 ATP Tour Singles titles, is a 9-time Finalist and has been ranked as high as World #13. He’s won 2 titles this year alone, and is the only active player who’s defeated Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal the first time he played each of them. Competing in his 7th US Open, he is through to Round-3 for the 4th time. From Australia, please welcome Nick Kyrgios.
▲ R2: def Antoine Hoang -104- (FRA) 64 62 64
▲ R1: def Steve Johnson (USA) 63 76(1) 64
Head to Head
These two had met once before, last October in the 1st-Round of the Kremlin Cup in Moscow. Nick Kyrgios won that match in a deciding set.