Daniil Medvedev

Medvedev Moves One Win Closer To Second Straight Major

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, January 18, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) With top seed Novak Djokovic withdrawn from the Australian Open 2022, all eyes are now on Daniil Medvedev. The 25-year-old second seed from Moscow is aiming to become the first Russian since Marat […]

Russia, Canada Secure ATP Cup Semifinal Berths

SYDNEY/WASHINGTON, January 6, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Daniil Medvedev and Roman Safiullin have played like a formidable pair of Russian bears this week during the ATP Cup in Sydney. It was somewhat expected from the World No. 2 Medvedev. But […]

A Contrast In Personalities, Rublev And Medvedev Both Share Desire To Win

WASHINGTON, December 5, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) There was something ruthless about the Russian Tennis Federation’s best-of-three semifinal thrashing of Germany in the Davis Cup Finals at Madrid Arena Saturday afternoon. Both Andrey Rublev, who quietly but effectively got the […]

Russia Beats Germany To Reach Davis Cup Final

STARNBERG/MADRID, December 5, 2021 Russia eased into its first Davis Cup final since 2007 following a 2-1 victory over Germany at the Madrid Arena on Saturday. Andrey Rublev dismantled Dominik Koepfer 6-4, 6-0 in the first singles rubber. The World […]

Russia Beats Sweden, Reaches Davis Cup Semi-Finals

MADRID/STARNBERG, December 2, 2021 In the last of this year’s Davis Cup by Rakuten quarterfinals, Russia beat Sweden 2-0 at the Madrid Arena on Thursday evening to reach the stage of the last four for the second consecutive season. Andrey […]

Zverev Gives A Master Class in Turin

TURIN/WASHINGTON, November 21, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Daniil Medvedev and Alexander Zverev, champions of the Nitto ATP Finals in two of the last three years, squared off Sunday in the title match of this year’s season-ending finale in Turin, Italy. […]

Zverev, Medvedev To Play For ATP Finals Title

TURIN/WASHINGTON, November 20, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) With five-time Nitto ATP Finals champion Novak Djokovic, defending champion Daniil Medvedev, 2018 champion Alexander Zverev and first-year qualifier Casper Ruud, who won five regular-season titles, Saturday’s semifinal lineup inside Turin’s Pala Alpitour […]

All’s Well That Ends Well For Medvedev In Turin Thriller

TURIN/WASHINGTON, November 16, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The blockbuster match between reigning Nitto ATP Finals champion Daniil Medvedev of Russia and 2018 winner Alexander Zverev of Germany lived up to its billing and highlighted Red Group play at the Pala […]

New City, Familiar Faces As ATP Finals Begin In Turin

TURIN/WASHINGTON, November 14, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) A year-end fixture on the ATP Tour for more than half a century, the 52nd edition of the Nitto ATP Finals – and first in Italy – began Sunday at the Pala Alpitour […]