Daniil Sergeyevich Medvedev (; born 11 February 1996) is a Russian professional tennis player. He has won nine ATP singles titles, including the 2020 ATP Finals and three Masters 1000 titles. He reached a career-high ATP singles ranking of world No. 4, achieved on 9 September 2019, and No. 170 in doubles. He married his girlfriend in Moscow on 12 September 2018.
About Daniil Medvedev in brief
Daniil Sergeyevich Medvedev (; born 11 February 1996) is a Russian professional tennis player. He has won nine ATP singles titles, including the 2020 ATP Finals and three Masters 1000 titles. He reached a career-high ATP singles ranking of world No. 4, achieved on 9 September 2019, and No. 170 in doubles achieved in August 2019. He married his girlfriend in Moscow on 12 September 2018. He won his first Grand Slam title at the 2017 Wimbledon Championships, defeating fifth seed Stan Wawrinka in the first round in four sets. In August 2018, he won his second ATP title, the Winston-Salem Open, defeating home favorite Steve Johnson in straight sets. This triumph brought him to a new career high ranking of No 22 and made him the No 1 player in Russia. In October he continued his good form, overcoming Japanese star and No 3 seeded Kei Nishikori in the final of the Tokyo Open. In January 2019, he reached six consecutive tournament finals, including one at the 2019 US Open and three at Masters 1000 events. He was disqualified from the second round of the Savannah Challenger event for allegedly ‘question the impartiality of the umpire based on her race’ In January 2017, Medvede reached his first ATP singles final. In the final at the Chennai Open he lost to Roberto Bautista Agut in two sets.
As a result, he jumped 34 positions from 99 to 65 in the ATP rankings, a new Career-high. In June, he made it to the quarterfinals of the Rosmalen Grass Court Championships, defeated the 6th seed, Robin Haase, and Thanasi Kokkinakis before losing to Ivo Karlović in straight Sets. In February, he continued good form when advancing to the quarters of both the Open Sud de France and the Open 13, losing to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Lucas Pouille respectively. In March, he advanced to the semifinals of the Rotterdam Open, beating No. 6 seed Novak Djokovic in three sets. It was the youngest ATP Tour final since 2007, when a 20-year-old Rafael Nadal defeated a 19- year-old Novak Djokovic. It also was the tournament’s youngest final since 1989, when the youngest final was the Indian Wells final in 1989. In July, he beat Alex de Minaur to win the Sydney International, the first time he had reached the final in his career. He also reached the quarterfinal of the Australian Open, where he beat No. 1 seed Andy Murray in straightsets. In September, he defeated No. 3 seed Steve Johnson to win his third ATP title in Tokyo as a qualifier, overcoming Japan’s No 3 seed and No 2 seed Kei Nishikori in the final. He lost in the next round to Ruben Bemelmans, who he had beaten in the previous year.