Daniil Medvedev is one of the emerging crop of talent that has been challenging the might of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic. The Russian has made great strides in the world of Tennis ever since he made his professional debut in 2015. At the age of 19, Daniil Medvedev was destined for greatness. His breakthrough year was in 2021, in which he reached the final of the Australian Open and the quarterfinal of the French Open. But, Daniil Medvedev will forever be remembered as the individual who halted Novak Djokovic’s historic quest for a calendar Grand Slam. In the final of the US Open in 2021, Daniil Medvedev defeated Djokovic to win his maiden Grand Slam title.
Earlier, in 2020, Daniil Medvedev showed his prowess when he won the year-ending ATP Tour finals by defeating Dominic Thiem in the final. Although he has a negative head-to-head record against all the three superstars, he is fast emerging as one of the greatest in the world of Tennis. Although he has a negative head-to-head record against all the three superstars, he is fast emerging as one of the greatest in the world of Tennis.
|Height||1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)|
|Languages known||Russian, French, English|
Before all his exploits in 2021, Daniil Medvedev’s first major achievement came in 2018. In the Tokyo Open in 2018, he entered the event as a qualifier. However, he made history and he won the ATP 500 title. During that same year, he won his first ATP title when he won the tournament in Sydney in 2018. In 2019, he broke into the top 10 for the first time after reaching the third round of Wimbledon.
The year 2020 proved to be a watershed year for Medvedev in his career. During the ATP Finals, he defeated Alexander Zverev, Novak Djokovic, and Diego Schwartzman to reach the semi-final. In the semis, he stretched Rafael Nadal to the limit. Nadal was up 5-4 in the second set and serving for the match. But, in a spectacular turnaround, he broke Nadal and changed the course of the match to secure a fantastic win. Medvedev went one better in the final where he defeated Dominic Thiem after going a set down.
Medvedev became the first player to have defeated the world’s top three players in any ATP Finals competition. The success of 2020 carried into 2021 when he reached the final of the Australian Open. However, the loss to Djokovic only confirmed his brilliance. After struggles in the French Open and Wimbledon, Medvedev thwarted Djokovic’s attempt for a calendar Grand Slam as he beat the Serb in the final of the US Open for his first title.
Daniil Medvedev has a great win-loss ratio in his six-year playing career so far. He has won the US Open but before that, Daniil Medvedev won the Nitto ATP Final. Thus, he joined an elite list of players who won the year-ending ATP title before they won a Grand Slam. 2021 was his best year, winning over 60 matches and also securing the US Open title. Daniil Medvedev lost in the Australian Open final but he got his revenge by denying Novak Djokovic the Calendar Slam
|Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships – Tokyo, Japan||Kei Nishikori||6-2, 6-4|
|Winston-Salem Open – Winston-Salem, USA||Steve Johnson||6-4, 6-4|
|Apia International Sydney – Sydney, Australia||Alex De Minaur||1-6, 6-4, 7-5|
-ATP Masters 1000 Shanghai
-ATP Masters 1000 Cincinnati
|ATP Masters 1000 Shanghai||Alexander Zverev||6-4,6-1|
|ST PETERSBURG||Borna Cornic||6-3,6-1|
|ATP MASTERS 1000 CINCINNATI||David Goffin||7-6 (3), 6-4|
-ATP Masters 1000 Paris
-Nitto ATP Finals
|ATP Masters 1000 Paris||Alexander Zverev||5-7, 6-4, 6-1|
|Nitto ATP Finals||Dominic Thiem||4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-4|
-Australian Open final
-ATP Masters 1000 Canada
|Australian Open||Novak Djokovic||5-7,2-6,2-6|
|ATP Masters 1000 Canada||Reilly Opelka||6-4,6-3|
|Marseilles||Pierre-Hughes Hubert||6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-4|
|US Open||Novak Djokovic||6-4,6-4,6-4|
Here is the full list of Daniil Medvedev’s titles and final appearances in his playing career.
With his rise to superstardom, Daniil Medvedev has managed to get some big brand endorsements in the year 2020. Currently, these are the brands and endorsements for Daniil Medvedev.
Here is the net worth of Daniil Medvedev ever since he turned professional from 2018 to 2021
The total net worth of Daniil Medvedev till 2021 – USD 20 million
The Russian’s overall prize money is USD 7,466,284 which is seven million dollars. If one looks at the combined tally of Medvedev in both singles and doubles combined, it is 21,611,856 which is over 21 million.
|Years||Prize Money||Single Titles||Double Titles||Single W-L|