BRAVO! Daniil Medvedev Wins 9th Consecutive Match to Enter ATP Finals 2021 Championship Round

Published 11/20/2021, 10:13 AM EST
Tennis – ATP Masters 1000 – Paris Masters – Accor Arena, Paris, France – November 7, 2021 Russia’s Daniil Medvedev reacts during his final match against Serbia’s Novak Djokovic REUTERS/Christian Hartmann


The magnificent form of Daniil Medvedev continues as the Russian has reached the finals of the 2021 Nitto ATP Finals. The defending champion is looking to retain his ATP Finals title. The Russian beat the World No. 8, Casper Ruud in a comfortable two-set encounter 6-4, 6-2.

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Daniil will now either face Novak Djokovic or Alexander Zverev in the final of the competition. Medvedev has managed to beat both the players this year. It will be enthralling to watch how the Russian takes on the challenge this time.

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Daniil Medvedev advances to the final

The World No. 2, Daniil Medvedev has cruised into the final of the 2021 Nitto ATP Finals in Turin. Easing past Casper Ruud of Norway in 6-4, 6-2, Medvedev has now won all of his four matches in the competition.

Medvedev was the undefeated champ in last year’s edition, and with these four wins, he has extended his streak to 9 straight matches in the year-end tournament. The 25-year-old is certainly showing knack for beating the best players on the tour.

Tennis – ATP Masters 1000 – Paris Masters – Accor Arena, Paris, France – November 7, 2021 Russia’s Daniil Medvedev in action during his final match against Serbia’s Novak Djokovic REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Throughout the match, Medvedev showcased some exceptional court coverage. Medvedev is the current defending champion at the Tour finals, winning it over Dominic Thiem in 2020.

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Medvedev to face either Novak Djokovic or Alexander Zverev

After overcoming Ruud in the last four, Medvedev will now be locking horns against either Novak Djokovic or Alexander Zverev in the ultimate match of the competition.

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Djokovic and Medvedev have played three finals this year. At the Australian Open 2021, Djokovic won quite easily. However, Medvedev shattered Djokovic’s Calendar Slam dreams at US Open. Subsequently, World No. 1 soon hit back and defeated the Russian at Paris Masters.

Sep 12, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Novak Djokovic of Serbia (L) talks with Daniil Medvedev of Russia (R) during the trophy presentation after their match in the men’s singles final on day fourteen of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Against Alexander Zverev, Medvedev has totally dominated winning all three of their encounters this year at the ATP Cup in Australia, the Paris Masters, and in the group stage of the ATP Finals.

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Atri Bhatt

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Atri Bhatt is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. He is pursuing his Master's degree in Sports Management from Deakin University, Australia. In addition to critically analysing the game, he also plays tennis professionally.

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