Denil Medvedev of Russia has won the title of ATP Finals by defeating the Dominican theme of the US Open winner Austria. This is Medvedev’s biggest title in his career so far. The Russian player defeated the theme 4-6 7-6 (2) 6-4 in two hours 43 minutes in the match played on Sunday. With this, he became the first player to beat all the players ranked 1-3 in this season-ending championships.
The ATP Tour website quoted Medvedev as saying, “I said before the tournament that it would be a fantastic story if the champion is from Russia this time in the tournament that has been played in London for 12 years.”
Medvedev became the first Russian player to win this championship since 2009. Before him, Nikolay Davydenko won the title in 2009. Medvedev said, ‘Thank you Nikolay for winning here and inspiring children like me. I want to continue their work. ‘
The third seed theme succeeded in saving eight break points at the start of the match. He used his strength and defense from the baseline. But he continued to play with threats and was unable to return to the Russian player.
Medvedev said, ‘I think it was the hardest win of my life because the themes are very difficult players. I think he was playing his best game at this time. It may not have happened but I felt it. He was very close to winning the second set. But I managed to win. ‘
Themes were looking to become the first player to win this title in singles and doubles. He reached the final for the second time in a row. After the match, the theme said, ‘Obviously, I am disappointed, but at the same time I am proud of the performance I have done throughout the week. Medvedev really deserved it. ‘