“LMAO”: Tennis Fans React to Daniil Medvedev Yawning During Jannik Sinner’s Celebration

Published 11/19/2021, 1:27 AM EST
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – AUGUST 28: Daniil Medvedev of Russia looks on during a practice session prior to the start of the 2021 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2021 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images)


Jannik Sinner has had a staggering 2021 season. The Italian captured on 4 ATP titles, subsequently breaking into the top 10 rankings. Sinner replaced Matteo Berrettini after he suffered from an abdominal injury. Sinner won his opening match against Hurkacz but fell short against an enthralling match against Daniil Medvedev.

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Jannik Sinner won a set over Daniil Medvedev

Despite having an extraordinary season this year, Jannik Sinner couldn’t qualify for the 2021 Nitto ATP Finals. However, destiny had other plans for the Italian. After an unfortunate exit of Matteo Berrettini, Sinner filled his shoes at the ATP Finals. Notably, the 20-year-old triumphed at his opening match against Hubert Hurkacz.

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Sinner faced the US Open 2021 champion, Daniil Medvedev, in his second match. The World No. 1 heavily dominated in the first set and won it 6-0. However, Sinner fought back in the second set and won the tie-breaker 7-6 (7-5). In the deciding third set, both the players were playing their best games.

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

At one point, Jannik Sinner had two crucial match points, but he was unable to capture them. In the end, Medvedev conquered the match. However, the Russian, as well as the crowd, was amazed by the kind of performance Sinner displayed.

People reacting to Medvedev’s hilarious video

As soon as Jannik Sinner won the second set, the match pretty much came alive. People took to Twitter to share their shocking reactions to this moment. One neutral tennis fan was loving the match as he wrote, The boys are fightinggg.”

Surprisingly, Daniil Medvedev yawned as soon as Sinner celebrated his 2nd set win. This startled a lot of tennis fans across the world. Everyone started to react to this hilarious video of Medvedev yawning.

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Most certainly, despite not winning the match, Sinner has impressed a lot of tennis fans across the world with his breathtaking performances this year. We wish him good luck for the next season.

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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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