An extremely complete player with a unique playing style is what Medvedev has developed into over the years. The sensational Russian Tennis player already has the Shanghai Masters title under his belt, after defeating Zverev 6-4,6-1. He has also managed to break into the US Open Final for the first time, eventually losing to Rafael Nadal.
What is the secret to his meteoric rise in the world of tennis? Speaking after winning the Shanghai Masters, he highlighted some of the important people who have been part and parcel of his exemplary performances. A supportive coach, loving wife, excellent family, sisters and the strong team have all been pivotal to his exemplary tennis turnaround.
Who is Medvedev’s Wife Daria?
After winning the Shanghai Masters, Medvedev hailed his wife for playing a crucial role in his career revival. He confirmed that Daria has been nothing short of supportive and loving, hence turning him into a better player. The Russian tennis player has gained sufficient confidence while playing, all thanks to her. Besides, the two have been spotted traveling across the globe together, a sure sign of a thriving relationship.
Medvedev and Daria allegedly first met at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations, before she moved to Lomonosov Moscow State University. The two dated for a couple of years before formalizing their union through marriage on 12th September 2018 in Moscow Russia. Ever since Daria has been a great addition to Medvedev’s life to the extent of turning his tennis career around. For her, she is always much concerned about those small things which are of great significance in the 23-year old’s life, and it has immensely paid off.
Who is Medvedev’s coach Gilles Cervara
The vital role played by Medvedev’s Coach Gilles Cervara cannot be ignored at all. He has not only turned him into a great tennis player but also given him a strong mental capacity. Medvedev no longer throws tantrums after losing a match.
Coming to his career, Gilles Cervara’s influence is pretty much evident, Medvedev has won several major titles, among them the Cincinnati Masters and Shanghai Masters. Currently, he is being tipped to overtake Roger Federer in the Men’s Singles world rankings.
Medvedev overtaking Federer in the year to date rankings
Medvedev is piling a lot of pressure on Roger Federer, who at the moment is ranked number three in the Men’s Singles world rankings. With the performances the Russian tennis player is putting out there this year, it is just a matter of time before he hops past Federer. This year alone, he has won major honors such as the Shanghai Masters. Honestly speaking, the 23-year-old, who turned pro in 2014 is on his way to leapfrog Federer before this year closes.
Daniil Medvedev’s ranking and performance in 2019
Ranked no.4 (career-high), the Russian played his last match on the 13th of October when he defeated Alexander Zverev 6-4 6-1 in the final in Shanghai to win his 7th career title.
This year Daniil has a 58-17 win-loss record. Daniil conquered 4 titles in 2019 in Sofia, in Cincinnati, in St. Petersburg and in Shanghai. Daniil was the finalist in Brisbane, in Barcelona, in Washington, in Montreal and at the U.S. Open.
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