Monday 9/11/2020 02:34 AM (GMT + 7)
(Tennis news) Medvedev has surpassed Federer on the ATP chart after the Paris Masters.
Paris Masters Championship Award Ceremony
Daniil Medvedev beat Alexander Zverev 5-7 6-4 6-1 in the Paris Masters final for the third Masters title of his career. During the championship match, Medvedev recalled the resilience he showed when he reached the US Open final a year ago against Rafael Nadal.
Daniil Medvedev was crowned at the Paris Masters
Winning a tense & high-paced match after more than 2 hours, Medvedev has shown he will be alongside Novak Djokovic as the most formidable contenders for the upcoming ATP World Tour Finals final starting 15 / 11 coming. Not only that, the bonus points from the tournament will help Medvedev become the 4th ranked player in the world, surpassing Roger Federer.
“Before this tournament I didn’t play well, didn’t get to any finals since the beginning of the year. So the championship here makes me extremely happy. I played really well this whole tournament, especially today. I might have given up after losing set 1, because Sacha (Zverev) is serving very well. But I raised my level to get back into the game, ”Medvedev said.
Currently, eight players have been identified to compete at the ATP Finals 2020, in which Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem and Daniil Meddeved will be up against defending champions Stefanos Tsitsipas, Alexander Zverev, Aundrey Rublev and Diego Schwartzman, who win tickets. because Roger Federer has withdrawn from playing this tournament.
Last year Medvedev also attended the ATP Finals and lost all three group stage matches. But now the players’ roles have been somewhat affected and Medvedev’s chances will not be small.
(Tennis video, Alexander Zverev – Daniil Medvedev, Paris Masters 2020 final) The match had to go into set 3 to determine the champion …