Medvedev: US Open finalist and breaking records


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Medvedev: US Open finalist and breaking records

Daniil Medvedev (2nd) crushed Felix Auger-Aliassime (15th) 6-4, 7-5 and 6-2 and is the first finalist of the US Open 2021. The Russian waits in the definition by Novak Djokovic (1st) or Alex Zverev (4th).

The world number two is having an incredible season, where he reached two Grand Slam finals out of four. majors disputed. In this way, taking out the Big 3, he joined Juan Carlos Ferrero, Andy Murray and Dominic Thiem, as the only tennis players to reach that number of definitions in a year..

In men, he is the first player from his country to play seven matches in two major tournaments in one year. (only Marat Safin and Yevgeny Kafelnikov came to these instances). In female, I had already achieved it Maria Sharapova.

Medvedev will play his third outcome of a tournament in this category: It will be the second at Flushing Meadows, he fell in 2019 against Rafael Nadal (5th). The other was at the Australian Open (Djokovic beat him in straight sets). With this, he became the Russian tennis player with the most definitions played at the United States Open..

Counting the players who are active, he is already top 5 in number of finals played in Grand Slam tournaments on concrete: Djokovic (17), Federer (14), Nadal (10) and Murray (7), ahead. Now, Medvedev will seek to lift his first trophy major so far in the race.


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