Daniil Medvedev Becomes ATP World No.1; Dethrones Novak Djokovic
Daniil Medvedev became the 27th player to reach the No.1 spot in ATP rankings, after dethroning Novak Djokovic, on February 28. The 26-year-old climbed to the No.1, which was held by the Serbian Djokovic for a record period of 361 weeks. "It was my goal since I was young and especially my goal in latest times," said Medvedev, who certainly left the world in shock.
Tags: TENNIS, ATP, Novak Djokovic, Daniil Medvedev, Roger Federer
Novak Djokovic Suffers Defeat, Loses World No.1 Ranking To Daniil Medvedev
Novak Djokovic suffered a defeat by qualifier Jiri Vesely in the Dubai Tennis Championships quarterfinals on February 24, and lost its status as world number one player. However, Russia’s Daniil Medvedev will overtake Djokovic to become the new World No 1. Besides, Djokovic congratulated Medvedev over a “very deserving” No. 1 spot in world rankings. Notably, Djokovic spent a record 361 weeks atop the rankings.
Tags: sports, TENNIS, Novak Djokovic, Daniil Medvedev, World Number One
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Russia Defeats Croatia To Win Davis Cup After 15 Years
Russia's Daniil Medvedev defeated Croatia's Marin Cilic to win the Davis Cup in Madrid on December 6. Medvedev secured the match by 7-6 (7), 6-2 against Cilic. The win has come after 2006 when Russia won its first Davis Cup, reported PTI. ''I'm more happy for the team than for myself,'' said Medvedev. Earlier, Russia's Andrey Rublev also won against Croatia's Borna Gojo, giving Russia a lead.
Tags: Davis Cup, Russia, Madrid, Spain, Daniil Medvedev
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
Novak Djokovic Wins 18th Grand Slam Title; Dominates Australian Open
Serbian tennis marvel Novak Djokovic earned his career's 18th Grand Slam title on February 21 after conquering the Australian Open, beating Russia's Daniil Medvedev in straight sets. Djokovic defeated Medvedev 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 to win his ninth Australian Open title and prolong his record-breaking dominance at Melbourne Park. The victory propped Djokovic's standing as the worlds number one, while Medvedev will move to a career-high rank three,… read-more
Tags: Grand Slam, Australian Open, Novak Djokovic, Daniil Medvedev, Rafael Nadal
Daniil Medvedev Beats Alexander Zverev To Clinch Maiden Paris Masters Title
The night of November 8 had been in favor of Russia's Daniil Medvedev as he defeated Germany' Alexander Zverev to win his maiden Paris Masters title. He clinched the victory with 5-7, 6-4, 6-1 in a near-empty Accor Arena. The 24-year-old Russian rallied behind an astonishing comeback to win the first trophy of the season and eighth of his career after losing the first set of the match. In the first set of the 2-hour 8-minute match, a tiebreak… read-more
Tags: Daniil Medvedev, Zverev Alexander, Paris Masters, TENNIS
Courtesy: Brifly News
Tennis: Alexander Zverev Beats Rafael Nadal To Enter Paris Masters Finals
Rafael Nadal's pursuit to win the maiden Paris Masters title has come to an end as Alexander Zverev defeated the Spaniard with a score of 6-4 7-5 in the semifinals. The 23-year-old became the first German to reach the event's final in 25 years. Zverev's dominant serves and patience helped him to win despite Nadal's efforts to break the serve rhythm. He will meet Daniil Medvedev in the finals on November 8.
Tags: Rafael Nadal, Zverev Alexander, Paris Masters, Daniil Medvedev
Courtesy: ATP Tour