Kyrgios breaks Medvedev in thrilling first set

Aussie grabs early advantage in US Open showdown against defending champ (Source: Channel Nine)

Video transcript

[THUNK]

[WHAP]

- Oh.

[CHEERING]

- Oh, yes.

- I thought it was a clean winner. I went early. But how good was that return.

[CHEERING]

- And this is smart as well, getting the crowd involved.

- Trying to get them on his side.

- Yeah, How early did he take that return?

- Break point.

- Oh.

[WHAP]

- Oh, he's missed it. There's the early break to Kyrgios.