Daniil Medvedev played down concerns over his fitness after his US Open quarter-final win over Andrey Rublev.
The Russian third seed required treatment on his shoulder and for cramp during a 7-6 (8-6) 6-3 7-6 (7-5) victory over Rublev on Wednesday.
But after moving into the semi-finals, Medvedev – the 2019 runner-up – insisted he was feeling fine.
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“No, no, everything is quite fine. I just got a little bit tired at the end of the third set with really physical match that we had,” he told a news conference.
“My shoulder started to hurt just a little. And in order not to finish the third set, imagine I would serve one serve, and I don’t know, just pull my shoulder.
“I call the physio, so he took care of it. I was cramping a little bit, so
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