The men’s final at the 2019 US Open developed into an all-time classic, one that demonstrated all of Rafael Nadal’s fighting qualities, showed exactly why Daniil Medvedev is a good thing for men’s tennis, and left the Grand Slam Race more alive than ever.
That’s the assessment of presenters Catherine Whitaker (Amazon Prime Video, Eurosport) and David Law (BBC 5 Live, BT Sport) as they break down the match on The Tennis Podcast.
How did Medvedev manage to turn the match into an epic? Has any player ever dug deeper than Nadal? In what way has Medvedev shown himself to be a figure that men’s tennis desperately needed? Where does 2019 rank in terms of Nadal’s all-time best seasons? And what did Nadal’s outpouring of emotion at the end tell us?
The Tennis Podcast is produced weekly throughout the year, in association with The Telegraph.
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