Latest Daniil Medvedev News

Medvedev wins Shanghai Masters for fourth title of the year

Oct. 13, 2019 8:52 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Daniil Medvedev extended the form that made him the hottest player in men's tennis when he captured the Shanghai Masters title with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Alexander Zverev on Sunday. The third-seeded Medvedev picked up his third title in six consecutive finals played since the tour returned to...

Medvedev reaches sixth consecutive final at Shanghai Masters

Oct. 12, 2019 10:14 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Third seed Daniil Medvedev flexed his muscles at the Shanghai Masters on Saturday to reach a sixth consecutive tournament final. The confident Russian, through to his ninth final of the year, outlasted sixth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece 7-6 (5), 7-5.  Medvedev has won a tour-best...

Federer, Djokovic both lose in Shanghai quarterfinals

Oct. 11, 2019 11:05 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic went from perfectly unbeatable to unbelievably beaten in the quarterfinals of the Shanghai Masters. Federer and Djokovic had been a combined 13-0 in Shanghai with a spot in the semifinals on the line, but both lost Friday. Federer saved five match points in...

Federer joins Djokovic in Shanghai quarterfinals

Oct. 10, 2019 11:21 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Roger Federer saved five set points in the first set as he scrambled to a 7-6 (7), 6-4 win over 13th-seeded David Goffin on Thursday and advanced to the Shanghai Masters quarterfinals. Second-seeded Federer holds a 10-1 winning record against Goffin, including all three matches they've...

Federer, Medvedev reach 3rd round in Shanghai; Murray out

Oct. 8, 2019 11:08 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Roger Federer didn't face a break point as he won his opening match at the Shanghai Masters on Tuesday, beating Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-2, 7-6 (5). The second-seeded Federer, who is bidding to win a third Shanghai Masters title, dominated in the first set, but was tested in the second....

Basilashvili tops Albot to reach Shanghai Masters 2nd round

Oct. 6, 2019 8:32 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia, the only seeded player to see first-round action at the Shanghai Masters on Sunday, defeated Radu Albot of Moldova 4-6, 6-1, 6-3. The 15th-seeded Basilashvili successfully challenged Albot's serve on four of eight break-point opportunities offered. American...

Medvedev beats Coric to win St. Petersburg Open

Sep. 22, 2019 4:16 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Daniil Medvedev continued his storming run of form by beating Borna Coric 6-3, 6-1 to win the St. Petersburg Open final. On a run of playing in five consecutive finals including his U.S. Open defeat to Rafael Nadal, the Russian never faced a break point against Coric —...

Medvedev reaches 5th straight final in St. Petersburg

Sep. 21, 2019 12:24 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Daniil Medvedev reached his fifth straight final Saturday in St. Petersburg, continuing his strong form after reaching the final of the U.S. Open. The top-seeded Russian beat qualifier Egor Gerasimov 7-5, 7-5 in front of his home crowd in Russia and will play Borna Coric in...

Medvedev beats Rublev to reach St. Petersburg semis

Sep. 20, 2019 3:32 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Daniil Medvedev is eyeing his fifth final in two months after beating fellow Russian Andrei Rublev 6-4, 7-5 on Friday in the quarterfinals of the St. Petersburg Open. In his first tournament since losing the U.S. Open final to Rafael Nadal, the No. 5-ranked Medvedev will play...

Kukushkin, Mannarino reach 2nd round at St. Petersburg Open

Sep. 16, 2019 1:18 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Sixth-seeded Mikhail Kukushkin defeated up-and-coming Italian Jannik Sinner in the first round of the St. Petersburg Open on Monday, while No. 7 Adrian Mannarino also advanced. Kukushkin won 6-3, 7-6 (4) against the 18-year-old Sinner, who is ranked a career-high 127th after...