Daniil Medvedev, the Russian next-gen star, has already won nine ATP singles titles at the age of 24. The unorthodox 6-ft 6-inch player is known for his strange-looking effective forehand with a little spin, making it hard for his opponent to handle. He idolizes his compatriot Marat Safin.
Medvedev married his long-time girlfriend Daria in September 2018. He revealed that his wife has played a big role in his growth.
Medvedev has a strong baseline play with a powerful backhand and effective slice. Daniil Medvedev reached a career-high ranking of World No 4 in the ATP Rankings in September 2019.
He is currently ranked at number four in the ATP rankings.
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Daniil Medvedev’s biggest early achievement came at the Tokyo Open 2018, where he entered the event as a qualifier and conquered his maiden ATP 500 title.
His best Grand Slam result came at the US Open 2019, reaching the finals in the last Grand Slam event of the year. However, he was defeated by the eventual champion, Rafael Nadal, in four sets.
He made a debut to the top 10 in the ATP rankings after reaching the third round of the Wimbledon Championships 2019.
He conquered his first ATP title at Sydney International in 2018 against Alex De Minaur in the ‘youngest’ finals since 2007, when 20-year-old Rafael Nadal played against 19-year-old Novak Djokovic in the final of Indian Wells. He also finished the 2018 season with most hard court wins with 38 wins on the ATP Tour.
Medvedev had a dream run at the summer hard court season in the USA in 2019. He reached six consecutive tournament finals, including one at the US Open and three at Masters 1000 events.
Medvedev has three Masters 1000 titles, at the Western and Southern Open, the Shanghai Masters, and the Paris-Bercy Masters.
Medvedev’s career prize money so far amounts to $14,130,584. In 2020, Medvedev also made Forbes’ list of highest-paid tennis players, ranked at eighth spot, earning over $11 million.
Medvedev has an approximate net worth of around $3 million.
Daniil Medvedev became the brand ambassador of the global sports equipment manufacturer, Tecnifibre. Tecnifibre sponsors Medvedev’s tennis racquets. He also announced an association with the global sportswear brand, Lacoste in March 2019. The French Company sponsors the tennis attire of the Russian.
Before Lacoste, Lotto Sports used to manage Medvedev’s sportswear. He is also the brand ambassador of luxury car brand BMW.
Medvedev earned sponsorship deals with BMW, Russian finance brand Tinkoff, and Bovet watches after his US Open 2019 run.
|Height||6 ft 6 in|
|Address/Residence||Monte Carlo, Monaco|
|Endorsement||Tecnifibre, Lacoste, BMW, Tinkoff, Bovet|
|Birthdate||February 11th, 1996|
|No. Of titles won||9|
|Records/Achievements||US Open 2019 runners-up, reached six consecutive finals during the 2019 hard court season, ATP Finals 2020 champion|