Novak Djokovic needed forehands. He settled for backhands. The rest is history.
Daniil Medvedev defeated Djokovic 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 in the US Open final Sunday evening in New York, stopping the Serb from being the first player since Rod Laver in 1969 to win all four majors in a season. Making
No. 11 Felix Auger-Aliassime, +4 (Career High)The Canadian has climbed four spots to a career-high No. 11 in the FedEx ATP Rankings after he reached his maiden major semi-final at the US Open. The 21-year-old became the first Canadian man to advance to the last four at the US Open
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
Daniil Medvedev made history and spoiled it simultaneously on Sunday, winning his first major title with a stunning 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 victory against Novak Djokovic in the US Open final, which prevented the World No. 1 from completing the Grand Slam.
The Serbian star was trying to become the first man
Australian Dylan Alcott completed the Golden Slam on Sunday afternoon when he defeated Dutchman Niels Vink 7-5, 6-2 to win the US Open quad singles title.
Alcott, fresh off capturing the gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympic Games, won all four major trophies this year. The 30-year-old is now a
Daniil Medvedev will try to win his first major title on Sunday when he plays Novak Djokovic in the US Open final. The Russian star is the last player standing between Djokovic and history, as the Serbian is one victory from becoming the first man since Rod Laver in 1969