Nick Kyrgios defeated J.J. Wolf in the third round of the US Open on Friday night, 6-4, 6-2, 6-3, ripping 36 winners—including 21 aces—and fighting off all seven break points he faced to move through to the second week in Flushing Meadows for the first time in his career.

The Australian has now won 25 of his last 30 matches, a stretch that dates back to the start of the grass court season—he’s actually won more matches than anyone on the men’s tour in that time.


  • reached SFs in Stuttgart (3-1)
  • reached SFs in Halle (3-1)
  • reached 2nd Rd in Mallorca (1-0, walkover in 2nd Rd)
  • reached F at Wimbledon (5-1)
  • won title in Washington, D.C. (6-0)
  • reached QFs in Montreal (3-1)
  • reached 2nd Rd in Cincinnati (1-1)
  • reached 4th Rd so far at US Open (3-0)

Awaiting Kyrgios in the fourth round of the US Open will be Daniil Medvedev, who defeated Chinese qualifier Wu Yibing in the last match of the night on Friday night, 6-4, 6-2, 6-2.

Kyrgios is 3-1 against Medvedev, defeating him twice in 2019 (at Rome and Washington, D.C.) and splitting two meetings this year, with the Russian winning in the second round of the Australian Open, 7-6 (1), 6-4, 4-6, 6-2, and the Australian winning in the second round in Montreal, 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-2.