Daniil Medvedev - updates

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Daniil Medvedev – rise of a 'smart' tennis star

Oct 14, 2019 - 1:19 PM

Daniil Medvedev is homing in on Roger Federer's place in the world rankings before the year is out and chasing a first Grand Slam title next year

CHAMP AGAIN. Daniil Medvedev demolishes Alexander Zverev in the Shanghai Masters finals. Photo from Twitter/@atptour

Djokovic heaps praise on 'very complete' Medvedev

Oct 08, 2019 - 10:49 PM

'The last several months he's been playing the tennis of his life,' says Novak Djokovic about Daniil Medvedev

'COMPLETE'. Novak Djokovic sees the potential of young Russian Daniil Medvedev. File photo from Wimbledon Twitter

Nadal survives Medvedev scare to bag U.S. Open crown

Sep 09, 2019 - 9:16 AM

Rafael Nadal outlasts Russian Daniil Medvedev in a grueling five-setter to capture his 19th Grand Slam singles title

Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images/AFP

Nadal advances to U.S. Open final against Medvedev

Sep 07, 2019 - 10:52 AM

'It means a lot to be back,' says world No. 2 Rafael Nadal as he battles first-time Grand Slam finalist Daniil Medvedev for the men's singles crown

BACK AT IT. Rafael Nadal looks to chase more records in the final round. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

At last: Cincinnati title lands Medvedev in world top 5

Aug 19, 2019 - 12:41 PM

Daniil Medvedev captures his first Masters 1000 title after settling for runner-up finishes to Nick Kyrgios in Washington and Rafael Nadal in Montreal

IN-FORM. Daniil Medvedev stamps himself a contender for the US Open, the final Grand Slam of the season. Photo from Twitter/@ATP_Tour

Top seeds Djokovic, Barty toppled in Cincy semifinals

Aug 18, 2019 - 3:46 PM

World No, 1 Novak Djokovic gets dumped in the semis as Ashleigh Barty also falls short in the Cincinnati Masters

Nadal dominates Medvedev in Montreal for 35th Masters title

Aug 12, 2019 - 12:30 PM

Rafael Nadal extends his record haul of Masters 1000 titles, two ahead of Novak Djokovic

NEW FEAT. Rafael Nadal successfully defends a hard court title for the first time in his career. Photo from Twitter/@ATP_Tour

Kyrgios edges Medvedev to win ATP Washington Open title

Aug 05, 2019 - 11:21 AM

Known for his fiery temperament and inconsistency, Nick Kyrgios was resilient all tournament long, breaking rackets but holding his emotions together

CHAMP. Nick Kyrgios becomes Washington's first unseeded ATP champion since 2011. Photo from Twitter/@ATP_Tour

Federer wary of Medvedev after Miami victory

Mar 26, 2019 - 4:26 PM

Roger Federer faces Daniil Medvedev in the last 8 of the 2019 Miami Open

THREATENING. Roger Federer believes that the streaking Daniil Medvedev is a threat to his bid for a 101st career title. File photo by David Gray/AFP

Djokovic survives challenge to reach Australian Open quarters

Jan 21, 2019 - 10:31 PM

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic drops a set in a physical battle with Daniil Medvedev

TOUGH EXAMINATION. Novak Djokovic continues to prove why he's the world's No. 1 men's tennis player. Photo from Australian Open Twitter

Brilliant Nishikori, Pliskova claim Brisbane titles

Jan 06, 2019 - 11:48 PM

Japanese star Kei Nishikori bags his first men's title in 3 years as Karolina Pliskova storms back to capture the women's crown at Brisbane International

Medvedev apologizes after throwing coins at Wimbledon umpire

Jul 06, 2017 - 12:24 PM

Daniil Medvedev who shocked world number 3 Stan Wawrinka in the first round made headlines for a far more dubious reason

SORRY. Russia's Daniil Medvedev insists he didn't mean to imply the official was corrupt. Photo by Joe Toth/AFP

Wimbledon: Venus in tears, Murray, Nadal stroll as Wawrinka falls

Jul 04, 2017 - 8:00 AM

World number 3 Stan Wawrinka is the opening day s biggest casualty losing to Russian debutant Daniil Medvedev while there were emotional comeback wins for Petra Kvitova and Victoria Azarenka

DEFEATED. Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka reacts against Russia's Daniil Medvedev during their men's singles first round match on the first day of the 2017 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 3, 2017. Medvedev won 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1. Adrian Dennis/AFP