Latest Daniil Medvedev News

Tsitsipas beats Thiem in 3 sets to win ATP Finals title

Nov. 17, 2019 6:16 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Three years after coming to the ATP Finals as a hitting partner to the top pros, Stefanos Tsitsipas is leaving the tournament as champion. Tsitsipas rallied to beat Dominic Thiem 6-7 (6), 6-2, 7-6 (4) on Sunday for the biggest title of his career, becoming the youngest champion at the...

Federer braced for another next-gen challenge in 2020

Nov. 16, 2019 7:39 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — After dominating the tennis world for so long, Roger Federer thinks the sport’s Big Three could face their toughest challenge yet from a new generation in 2020. Federer’s 2019 season ended with a semifinal loss to Stefanos Tsitsipas on Saturday at the ATP Finals, having seen...

Zverev advances to semis at ATP Finals; Nadal eliminated

Nov. 15, 2019 6:43 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Defending champion Alexander Zverev secured the last semifinal spot at the ATP Finals on Friday, eliminating Rafael Nadal in the process. Zverev beat already eliminated Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 7-6 (4) at the O2 Arena to finish second behind Stefanos Tsitsipas in the group and set up a semifinal...

Despite exit, Nadal enjoys relative success at ATP Finals

Nov. 15, 2019 5:07 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Rafael Nadal is leaving the ATP Finals with a big trophy, even though he failed again to secure the title at the elite tournament. Nadal was eliminated in the group stage of the season-ending event on Friday, but could still look back on a successful week after edging out Novak Djokovic for...

Federer beats Djokovic to reach semis at ATP Finals

Nov. 14, 2019 6:15 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer showed that memories of this year’s Wimbledon final are well and truly behind him. In the first rematch between Federer and Novak Djokovic since that epic five-set final, the Swiss star dominated from the start to win 6-4, 6-3 Thursday and reach the semifinals of the ATP...

Nadal saves match point v Medvedev for 1st win at ATP Finals

Nov. 13, 2019 6:54 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Facing match point at 5-1 down in the third set, Rafael Nadal gave himself about a one-in-a-thousand chance of turning things around against Daniil Medvedev at the ATP Finals. Those odds turned out to be more than good enough for the top-ranked Spaniard. Nadal saved that match point with a...

Thiem beats Djokovic in 3-set epic to advance at ATP Finals

Nov. 12, 2019 8:09 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Dominic Thiem landed one too many punches even for Novak Djokovic to handle. In a seesawing crowd pleaser that lasted nearly three hours and featured a handful of momentum shifts in the third set, Thiem outlasted Djokovic 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-6 (5) on Tuesday to become the first player to advance...

Defending champ Zverev beats error-prone Nadal at ATP Finals

Nov. 11, 2019 7:11 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — After being thoroughly outplayed by defending champion Alexander Zverev at the ATP Finals, Rafael Nadal refused to make any excuses. The top-ranked Spaniard wouldn't blame the abdominal problem that forced him to pull out of the Paris Masters semifinals just nine days earlier, or a hand...

Thiem beats Federer at ATP Finals; Djokovic cruises

Nov. 10, 2019 6:56 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Dominic Thiem keeps getting the better of Roger Federer. Thiem beat Federer 7-5, 7-5 Sunday in their opening match at the ATP Finals for his fifth win in seven meetings with the Swiss great — and third straight this year. "To beat him, everything has to fit together. Today I think...

Rafael Nadal returns to top of ATP rankings

Nov. 4, 2019 10:38 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — Rafael Nadal is back at the top of the ATP rankings, regaining the No. 1 spot for the first time since November 2018. The 33-year-old Spaniard has become the second-oldest No. 1 player. Roger Federer led the rankings at the age of 36 last year. Nadal has been No. 1 for 197 weeks through eight...