Daniil Medvedev warns a US Open player will ‘die’ in angry outburst as temperatures hit 33C

Daniil Medvedev has warned that one participant “goes to die” given the extreme humidity and hovering temperatures throughout the US Open.

New York is within the midst of a heatwave and in the course of the day on Wednesday, when Medvedev was taking over Andrey Rublev in an all-Russian quarter-final, temperatures reached 33C amid humid circumstances.

Within the third set, with Medvedev two units up, the outspoken world No 3 spoke straight into the digicam, saying: “One participant goes to die, and then you definitely’re going to see…”

Medvedev closed out the match in straight units in opposition to Rublev – who was combating the warmth all through – and can tackle world No 1 Carlos Alcaraz within the final 4 on Friday.

A fan collapsed within the stands throughout the ladies’s quarter-final between Madison Keys and Marketa Vondrousova later within the day, delaying the match.

Talking after the match, Medvedev mentioned: “This and the Tokyo Olympic Video games [were the worst conditions ever], it was brutal.

“The one good factor I see in these circumstances is that each undergo. It’s powerful for each of us.

“There have been ups and downs however that’s so regular. On the finish of the third set I sort of couldn’t see the ball anymore. I sort of performed with sensations.

Daniil Medvedev has warned that one participant ‘goes to die’ given the recent circumstances in New York (Getty Photographs)

“It appeared like he couldn’t run anymore, however he stored coming again. Tremendous powerful to win.”

Event organisers did impose excessive warmth measures on Wednesday, however male gamers may solely take a 10-minute break after the third set.

The one saving grace for the event on Thursday is that each ladies’s singles semi-finals happen beneath the lights within the night, when circumstances could have cooled.

That being mentioned, one of many males’s singles semi-finals will happen from 3pm ET on Friday, once more in the course of the day.

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