Daniil Medvedev didn’t lose his fantastic tennis during the off season to comfortably reach the final at the inaugural Diriyah Tennis Cup in Riyadh. The Russian dropped just 10 games in the first 2 matches after he defeated Jan-Lennard Struff 6-3 6-1 and in the semifinal he beat David Goffin 6-3 6-3.
Daniil was rock solid for the entire match against the Belgian and he was absolutely in the money on the crucial points.
Highlights and key points
The final vs. Fognini and the H2H
Daniil will face Fabio Fognini in the final as the Italian surprised Gael Monfils with a 6-4 6-4 win. The head to head is 2-1 for the Russian that is the favorite to win the match and title according to Bet365.
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Daniil Medvedev’s ranking and performance in 2019
Ranked no.5, the Russian played his last match on the 15th of November when he was defeated by Alexander Zverev 6-4 7-64 in the round robin in London.
This year Medvedev has a 58-21 win-loss record. The Russian has won 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.
David Goffin’s ranking and performance in 2019
Ranked no.11, Goffin played his last match on the 30th of October when he lost to Grigor Dimitrov 7-5 6-3 in the 2nd round in Paris.
David Goffin’s best performance of the current year was reaching the final in Halle and Cincinnati.
Daniil Medvedev and David Goffin played each other 3 times. The head to head is 2-1 for Medvedev.
The last time that they locked horns, Daniil Medvedev won 7-63 6-4 in the final in Cincinnati (Western & Southern Open) the 18th of August 2019.
Fabio Fognini’s ranking and performance in 2019
Ranked no.12, Fognini played his last match on the 30th of October when he had to bow to Denis Shapovalov 3-6 6-3 6-3 in the 2nd round in Paris.
This year Fabio has a 29-22 win-loss record. Fognini clinched 1 title in Carlo.
Gael Monfils’s ranking and performance in 2019
Ranked no.10, Monfils played his last match on the 1st of November when he had to bow to Denis Shapovalov 6-2 6-2 in the quarter in Paris.
This year Monfils has a 37-18 win-loss record. Gael clinched 1 title in Rotterdam.
Fabio Fognini and Gael Monfils played each other 9 times. The head to head is 5-4 for Monfils.
The last time that they played, Daniil Medvedev won 6-3 6-1 in the 1st round in Rome (Internazionali BNL d’Italia) in May 2018.