He’s earned a reputation as one of the toughest gamers on the team, but Saban famous Thursday that defensive back is a hard place to play when you’re unable to move around very nicely. NEW YORK — Daniil Medvedev predicted he would wish to play “11 out of 10” to get previous defending champion and top-seeded Carlos Alcaraz at the US Open. How did Medvedev rate his efficiency towards Alcaraz in the semifinals Friday night? “I performed 12 out of 10,” Medvedev declared after eliminating Alcaraz 7-6 , 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 to arrange a rematch in the last against Novak Djokovic. The No. 3-seeded Medvedev won his lone major championship at Flushing Meadows in 2021 by defeating 23-time Slam winner Djokovic in that yr’s title match. That prevented Djokovic from finishing what would have been the first calendar-year Grand Slam in men’s tennis since 1969.