Latest Daniil Medvedev News

Korda, 1998 Australian Open champ Petr's son, in 1st Slam QF

Jan. 22, 2023 07:39 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — This was not a smooth ride for Sebastian Korda at the Australian Open on Sunday. An early deficit against a higher-seeded opponent. Some so-so serving. An up-and-down fifth-set tiebreaker filled with mistakes by both players. At the end — the very end...

Australian Open lookahead: No. 1 Swiatek takes on Rybakina

Jan. 21, 2023 03:59 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO SUNDAY Top-ranked Iga Swiatek takes on Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina for a place in the quarterfinals at the Australian Open. Swiatek has yet to drop a set in this year’s tournament, while Rybakina beat last year’s runner-up,...

Korda of US stops 2-time Australian Open runner-up Medvedev

Jan. 20, 2023 09:53 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Sebastian Korda comes by his athleticism and competitive instincts honestly. From Dad, the 1998 Australian Open champion. From Mom, also a former professional tennis player. And from two big sisters, both current golf pros. Add in some mentorship from...

Australian Open lookahead: Nadal, Gauff in Day 1 action

Jan. 14, 2023 21:27 PM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A glance at the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam tennis tournament of 2023: SURFACE Hard courts SITE Melbourne Park SCHEDULE Play in the two-week tournament begins Monday...

Djokovic advances to face Medvedev in Adelaide semis

Jan. 06, 2023 10:20 AM EST

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic beat Denis Shapovalov 6-3, 6-4 at the Adelaide International on Friday to set up a semifinal with Daniil Medvedev. The combined ATP-WTA event is a warmup for this year’s Australian Open, which the top-seeded Djokovic missed last year...

Djokovic beats Lestienne for winning start to 2023

Jan. 03, 2023 09:19 AM EST

Novak Djokovic maintained his winning streak in singles matches in Australia, beating Constant Lestienne of France 6-3, 6-2 Tuesday in the first round of the Adelaide International. It was the top-seeded Djokovic's 30th straight singles victory on Australian soil in a streak that...

Carlos Alcaraz youngest year-end No. 1 in ATP rankings

Dec. 05, 2022 12:24 PM EST

Teenager Carlos Alcaraz is the youngest year-end No. 1 in the history of the ATP computerized rankings and joins fellow Spaniard Rafael Nadal as the first players from the same country to claim the top two spots at the close of a season since Americans Pete Sampras and Michael Chang in 1996. ...

Ruud downs Auger-Aliassime in ATP Finals opener

Nov. 13, 2022 11:37 AM EST

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Third-seeded Casper Ruud eased to a straight-set victory over Felix Auger-Aliassime in the opening match of the ATP Finals on Sunday. The match was largely dominated by serving and a solitary break in the seventh game of the second set proved enough for the...