Novak Djokovic vs. Daniil Medvedev: Head to Head record, stats and prize money

Novak Djokovic and Daniil Medvedev have been involved in some titanic tussles, with the Serb leading the head-to-head record against the upcoming Russian star.

Novak Djokovic has won six out of 10 encounters against Daniil Medvedev, thus leading their head-to-head record. (Image credit: Facebook)

In modern Tennis, the head-to-head encounters between Novak Djokovic and Daniil Medvedev have captivated fans all over the world. Novak Djokovic is the world number one with 20 Grand Slams, the same number as Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. Daniil Medvedev, on the other hand, is the world number two having lost in two Grand Slam finals. But, in the year 2021, Daniil Medvedev and Novak Djokovic created plenty of history in the sport.

Djokovic became the first individual in the history of the Open Era to win all four Grand Slams two times or more. When Djokovic won the French Open, he cemented his legacy as one of the greatest players. As he won Wimbledon for the sixth time, Djokovic drew level with Federer and Nadal for most Grand Slam wins. Djokovic was now gunning for history as he tried to become the first male player to achieve the Golden Calendar Grand Slam.

The Serb wanted to win the Tokyo Olympics gold as well as the US Open. Had he achieved that, he would have become the first male player and second since Steffi Graf to achieve the Golden Grand Slam. But, Djokovic lost the chance to win any medal in Tokyo. However, he still wanted to become the first man since Rod Laver to win all four Grand Slam titles in the same year.

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The World No.1 reached the final of the US Open but he was stopped by Daniil Medvedev who defeated him in straight sets.

Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev: Highlights and stats

Novak Djokovic and Daniil Medvedev have clashed 10 times in their career, with Djokovic winning six matches. Medvedev, though, has won four out of the last seven encounters against the Serb. All the four wins have come in the two-year period after Djokovic won the first three encounters.

It was Djokovic who dominated the early encounters in 2017 on all three surfaces. However, Medvedev registered his first win against Djokovic on clay by beating him in the ATP Masters 1000 tournament in Monte Carlo. Medvedev struggled in Grand Slam tournaments against Djokovic, losing twice in the Australian Open. In 2021, Djokovic secured a record ninth Australian Open title by beating Medvedev.

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However, Medvedev had his revenge as he denied Novak Djokovic the chance to achieve the Calendar Grand Slam. The Russian won the US Open in straight sets to cement his place as one of the most promising players in the coming years.

Here is a break-up of all the matches that have taken place between Novak Djokovic and Daniil Medvedev

Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev head-to-head encounters

2021ATP Masters 1000Indoor HardFNovak Djokovic4-6, 6-3, 6-3
2021US OpenOutdoor HardFDaniil Medvedev6-4, 6-4, 6-4
2021Australian OpenOutdoor HardFNovak Djokovic7-5, 6-2, 6-2
2020Nitto ATP FinalsIndoor HardRound RobinDaniil Medvedev6-3, 6-3
2020ATP CupOutdoor HardSemifinalNovak Djokovic6-1, 5-7, 6-4
2019ATP Masters 1000 CincinnatiOutdoor HardSemifinalDaniil Medvedev3-6, 6-3, 6-3
2019ATP Masters 1000 Monte CarloOutdoor ClayQuarterfinalDaniil Medvedev6-3, 4-6, 6-2
2019Australian OpenOutdoor HardR16Novak Djokovic6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-2, 6-3
2017EastbourneOutdoor GrassSemifinalNovak Djokovic6-4, 6-4
2017Serbia vs Russia Davis CupIndoor HardRound RobinNovak Djokovic3-6, 6-4, 6-1, 1-0 (Retired)

Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev prize money

Djokovic has been on the ATP Professional circuit for over a decade. The Serb has achieved everything on the singles front, winning all the four Grand Slams two times or more. This is something that Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer never achieved. Although he has yet to win a gold medal in the Olympics, that might be something that Djokovic might not be able to achieve.

Daniil Medvedev, on the other hand, has made a name for himself after denying Djokovic the Calendar Grand Slam. His US Open victory has put him on an elite list of players. The US Open win, in addition to the Nitto ATP Finals victory in 2020, has pushed his overall prize money to USD 7 million in 2021. His net worth has also zoomed to USD 20 million.

Djokovic, on the other hand, achieved over USD 9 million in 2021, pushing his overall prize money past USD 150 million.

Prize Money Per Year (All in USD)201620172018201920202021
Novak Djokovic14,138,8242,116,52415,967,18413,372,3556,052,2339,100,547
Daniil Medvedev160,555749,9861,665,4147,902,9122,058,8917,481,271

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