Andrey Rublev vs Frances Tiafoe

After stunning Rafael Nadal in four sets in the Fourth Round, the local tennis star Frances Tiafoe faces Andrey Rublev in the 2022 US Open quarter-finals on Wednesday. Here we have Andrey Rublev vs Frances Tiafoe, start time, preview, h2h, and prediction.

  • Competition: US Open Tennis 2022 Grand Slam
  • Fixture: Andrey Rublev (9th seed) vs Frances Tiafoe (22nd seed)
  • Round: Quarter-Final
  • Date: Wednesday, 7 Sept.
  • Start Time: 1:15 pm ET
  • Venue: Arthur Ashe Stadium, Flushing Meadows

Andrey Rublev vs. Frances Tiafoe Start Time and Venue

The US Open Tennis quarter-final match between Rublev and Tiafoe will go underway on Wednesday, 7 Sept. at 1:15 pm ET. Frances Tiafoe will get the home support of the Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing Meadows, where he beat Rafael Nadal last match.

Match Preview

World No. 11 Andrey Rublev beat the 7th seed Cameron Norrie to book a spot in the US Open quarter-finals. It will be his third quarter-final appearance in this Grand Slam tournament.

Rublev defeated Laslo Djere, Kwon Soon-woo, and Denis Shapovalov (19) to reach the fourth round.

The 24-year-old put up an impressive show to see off his toughest opponent so far, Cameron Norrie (7), in the fourth round by straight sets. Without putting any foot wrong, he took the first two sets by 6-4, 6-4. In the third set, the Brit took the lead by 3-4 before Rublev won the next three games to secure the match by 6-4, 6-4, and 6-4.

Elsewhere, Frances Tiafoe is coming off a stunning victory over Rafael Nadal (2) in the Fourth Round. It will be the American’s first quarter-finals appearance in the US Open Grand Slam. The 24-year-old did what none have done in the majors this year, to beat the 22-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal.

Tiafoe has been impressive throughout the tournament. He has dropped only a single set so far against Rafa. He took the lead to win the first set by 6-4. Nadal came back by taking the second set 6-4. Tiafoe dominated the third set to take the lead back.

Nadal tried to come back in the fourth set by taking an early lead by 1-3. But Tiafoe won the next five games to secure the match by 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, and 6-3 sets.


Rublev and Tiafoe are 1-1 in the two head-to-head meetings. In straight sets, Andrey Rublev won the most recent meeting at the 2022 Indian Wells Masters.

Rublev vs. Tiafoe Prediction

It’s always tough to call such an intriguing match in the Grand Slam quarter-finals. The 9th seed Andrey Rublev is coming off a straight-sets win over Cameron Norrie (7). This victory will give him a lot of confidence.

However, things won’t get any easier for Rublev to face the 22nd seed Frances Tiafoe. The American is coming off a stunning win against Rafael Nadal (2). Moreover, he has been in a tremendous touch, dropping only a single set so fat in the tournament. On top of that, the crowd at the Flushing Meadows will be right behind the native star.

Rublev hit 11 aces in his victory over Cameron Norrie. On the other hand, Tiafoe bettered that number by 18 aces in his last match.

We don’t see Tiafoe losing this one. We say Frances Tiafoe to win in four sets.

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