Daniil Medvedev sought the winner of the US Open next month to shatter hopes that Novak Djokovic would be the first to do it. It is an open challenges for the competitors to get more serious in the prestigious sport event called US Open.
Daniil Medvedev issued a warning to Novak Djokovic ahead of the US Open, in which the world No. 1 will aim to complete the Calendar Grand Slam by winning the 21st Grand Slam championship. Throughout the event, he proved invincible in North America, winning the Toronto and Montreal crowns. He believes he has the best opportunity of stopping the Serbian from creating history in New York and believes he can compete with Grand Slam, a 20-time winner.
Medvedev will enter the US Open as the second seed, having gone undefeated on North American hard courts.
Djokovic dropped out of the Masters 1000 tournaments in Toronto and Cincinnati, citing the necessity for a lengthier rehabilitation period following the Olympics.
Serbian competed for a gold medal in Tokyo to complete the Golden Slam, but was defeated in the semi-finals by Alexander Zverev after trailing by a set and break in the opening round.
His bronze-medal match the next day against Pablo Carreno Busta resulted in a three-set loss, with a racket thrown into the bleachers and damaging a second. Because he did not participate.
Although Djokovic is still a clear favourite to win the US Open next week, Medvedev believes the world’s top player will flourish under pressure.
While Djokovic was well aware of his odds of overcoming the world number one, he remained optimistic. There is no easy way for both sides to submit. Moreover, there have been a lot of achievements for the both players. As you look at the upcoming US Open, the competition will be rigorous.
Daniil Medvedev will prepare for the US Open after a good performance in Toronto last week and a semifinal appearance this week in the Cincinnati Open (WEStern & Southern Open).
The Russian is confident that it will succeed in New York and achieve its goals. He plans to take advantage of the opportunity offered to him in the US Open later this year.
Last week, the World No. 2 won the Rogers Cup in Toronto. He defeated the first Canadian to win the Masters 1000 Opelka championship in the final. However, he will win his first Grand Slam championship the following season in New York.
The winner of the 2020 ATP Finals is on the verge of winning the 2019 US Open. Rafael Nadal’s left hand, on the other hand, is preventing him from winning his first professional Grand Slam title. The five-set final against Nadal captivated the fans and kept them sat. This year, he’ll be confident in his assurances on a multitude of problems, including Nadal’s absence from the US Open.
Due to injuries to several key players, including Roger Federer and defending winner Dominic Thiem, the Grand Slam was postponed in New York. This is an undeniably tremendous drive for the chiselled Medvedev.
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