Daniil Medvedev created history in his own right with a convincing straight-sets triumph over top seed Novak Djokovic for his maiden Grand Slam trophy at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Sunday night.
The Russian thwarted the World No. 1’s bid for the Grand Slam at the final hurdle in two hours
Just how any player reacts to winning a Grand Slam title depends largely on a spur-of-the-moment emotion. The crowd and how the match is won usually play a significant part.
But the reaction upon sealing a first major championship is often a little more preconceived. In Daniil Medvedev’s case, he decided it was
Third time round in a Grand Slam final, Daniil Medvedev knew there was more on the line in this outing before a packed Arthur Ashe Stadium in Sunday night’s US Open final.
Each maiden major title opportunity missed only compounds the pressure the next time a final rolls around. Only this
Gilles Cervara said late this week of his charge, Daniil Medvedev, that “adversity makes him find the best in himself”.
That proved prescient late in Sunday’s US Open final against World No. 1 Novak Djokovic. The second seed led the Serbian legend by two sets and two breaks in the third
Novak Djokovic’s bid for history as the first man to complete the Grand Slam in 52 years is over.
Tears were to be expected – win or lose – as the weight finally lifted. The World No. 1 had come up one victory shy of equalling Rod Laver’s feat, beaten in
Novak Djokovic made clear he is prepared to put everything on the line to lift this year's US Open trophy after advancing to the final on Friday evening with a thrilling five-set victory against Alexander Zverev. The Serbian is one win against second seed Daniil Medvedev away from becoming the
Alexander Zverev covered his face with his hands and threw his head back momentarily as he began the walk back down the corridor from Arthur Ashe Stadium on Friday night. It was the realisation he had gone the distance with Novak Djokovic and ultimately came up short in his bid
Felix Auger-Aliassime is feeling positive about where his game is, despite his semi-final defeat on Friday at the US Open to World No. 2 Daniil Medvedev.
The 21-year-old fell in straight sets to the Russian, but is pleased with his performance in recent weeks. He reached his second ATP Masters 1000
Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz made history at this US Open, becoming the tournament’s youngest men’s quarter-finalist in the Open Era. But the 18-year-old had to retire on Tuesday evening during the second set of his match against Felix Auger-Aliassime due to a right adductor injury.
“It’s really tough to end a
It is one feat to take a set off Novak Djokovic at a major. It takes a monumental step up to outlast the World No. 1 and carry that momentum to victory on a Grand Slam stage.
#NextGenATP American Jenson Brooksby rode a blistering start and the energy from his home