Daniil Medvedev pulls off 'dead fish' celebration after historic win over Novak Djokovic in US Open final
Daniil Medvedev's strange way to celebrate his victory against Novak Djokovic after winning the US Open title has to do with his great off-court passion -- the soccer PlayStation game FIFA.
Daniil Medvedev said the victory over Novak Djokovic in the tournament finals has given him the confidence for future events.
Daniil Medvedev scripted history as he won his first major title with an outstanding 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 win over Novak Djokovic on Sunday.
A title at Flushing Meadows would give Novak Djokovic 21 career majors, breaking a tie for the men’s record he shares with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.
Here is a look at some facts and figures about Djokovic and his pursuit of the first calendar-year Grand Slam in men's tennis since 1969.
Djokovic, 20-10 in Slam finals, leads Medvedev 5-3 in their career rivalry. Medvedev, 25, seeks his first Slam title.
Novak Djokovic, the winner of 20 majors, won 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 after three hours and 38 minutes to set up a title clash with Daniil Medvedev.
Novak Djokovic is chasing a Calendar Slam after having won the Australian Open, French Open, and Wimbledon earlier this year.
Beating No. 2 Daniil Medvedev on Sunday for the title will allow Djokovic to be the first man since 1969 to complete a calendar-year slam and collect his 21st grand slam, most among men.
Zverev rallied from a set down to beat Djokovic in Tokyo, then went on to win gold. They meet again on Sept 10 in the US Open men's second semifinal after Daniil Medvedev faces Felix Auger-Aliassime.