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Daniil Medvedev Net Worth, Family, Biography, Quotes, Awards

Daniil Medvedev Net Worth, Family, Biography, Quotes, Awards

Daniil Sergeyevich Medvedev (Russian: Дании́л Серге́евич Медве́дев; born 11 February 1996) is a Russian professional tennis player. He is currently ranked by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) as world No. 2, Which is his career-high singles ranking first achieved on 15 March 2021. 

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He has won thirteen ATP Tour singles titles, including the 2021 US Open and the 2020 ATP Finals. With the latter win, Medvedev became the first and only player to defeat the top 3 ranked players in the world en route to the year-end championship title. Medvedev was also the runner-up at the 2019 US Open and the 2021 Australian Open.

Medvedev made his ATP main draw debut at the doubles event of the 2015 Kremlin Cup. In 2016, Medvedev won his first singles match at the 2016 Ricoh Open. In the next year, he participated in a Major for the first time at Wimbledon, where he defeated world No. 3 Stan Wawrinka. 

In 2018, Medvedev won his first ATP titles at Sydney and Winston-Salem, and his first ATP 500 title in Tokyo. He achieved a breakthrough in 2019, making his top 10 debuts at Wimbledon and reaching six consecutive tournament finals, including the US Open final. Medvedev is one of only two active players outside of the Big Four with four Masters 1000 titles (the other one being Alexander Zverev).

Medvedev is a defensive baseliner based on mirroring his opponent's play. His playstyle incorporates strong returns with as few mistakes as possible and making games unpredictable.

Daniil Medvedev Biography

Full name:   Daniil Sergeyevich Medvedev

Native name: Дании́л Серге́евич Медве́дев

Spouse: Daria Medvedeva (m. 2018)

Siblings: Yelena Medvedeva, Yuliya Turchaninova

Parents: Sergey Medvedev, Olga Medvedeva

Country (sports):     Russia

Residence:  Monte Carlo, Monaco

Born:   11 February 1996 (age 25) Moscow, Russia

Height:  1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)

Turned pro:  2014

Plays:   Right-handed (two-handed backhand)

Coach:  Gilles Cervara

Prize money: US$19,793,705

27th all-time leader in earnings

Awards - 2019: The Russian Cup in the categories

  1. Player of the Year
  2. Team of the Year

Sports title "Merited Master of Sports of Russia

Daniil Medvedev Early and personal life

Daniil Medvedev was born in Moscow to Sergey Medvedev and Olga Medvedeva. Daniil's father, a computer engineer, developed his own civil engineering in the 1980s. Medvedev has two older sisters named Julia and Elena, 12 and 8 years his senior, respectively. When he was 6 years old, his mother noticed an advertisement for group tennis lessons at the pool. 

where he was taking swimming lessons. His father encouraged him to enroll. Medvedev's first tennis teacher was Ekaterina Kryuchkova, a former coach of professional tennis player Vera Zvonareva among others. Daniil's other childhood activities besides sport included harpsichord and guitar lessons.

Daniil Medvedev studied physics and math at a specialized school before graduating early and enrolling in economics and commerce at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations. He later dropped out to focus on tennis.  He then switched to the Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth, and Tourism, where he received his diploma as a coach. 

With his family, he moved to Antibes, France where he trained at the tennis academy. His parents have been living in France since then, as retirees. As a result of living mostly overseas after turning 18, Medvedev can speak French and English fluently, besides his native Russian.

Daniil Medvedev married his girlfriend Daria, the Moscow State University graduate in Moscow on 12 September 2018. In September 2019, he credited his marriage for the improvement of his tennis results: "Before I made a proposal, I had been on the 65th place in the ranking, and then in ten months I've won two major tournaments and entered the top 10. 

We have significantly rebuilt our life, we work for each other. I earn [money], and Dasha helps me to earn more". Daria also works as his assistant, e.g., she helps to prolong travel visas which are not easy with a Russian passport. When he won the US Open on 12 September 2021, his first Grand Slam singles title, Medvedev joked, referring to the final being on the same day as his wedding anniversary, 

"If I lose, I have no time to find a present. So I have to win this match."

Medvedev has been listed as an "unsuitable" subject to compulsory military service in the Russian Armed Forces because of his minor health issues due to the preterm birth at 8 months.

Daniil Medvedev Career

2015–2016: Early pro career

Daniil Medvedev made his ATP main draw debut at the 2015 Kremlin Cup, partnering with Aslan Karatsev in the doubles event. The two defeated Aliaksandr Bury and Denis Istomin in the first round but were defeated by Radu Albot and František Čermák in the second round.

As a qualifier, Medvedev made his ATP singles main draw debut at the 2016 Nice Open, losing to Guido Pella in three sets. Three weeks later he earned his first singles ATP World Tour win at the 2016 Ricoh Open, defeating Horacio Zeballos in straight sets.

Daniil Medvedev was disqualified from the second round of the Savannah Challenger event (in Georgia, U.S.) for comments he made after the umpire ruled in favor of his opponent. Medvedev thought he had won a breakpoint against his opponent Donald Young's serve, but chair umpire Sandy French ruled that his returning shot had gone out. After that, Medvedev said Young and French were friends. As both parties are black, he was disqualified mid-match for allegedly 'question[ing] the impartiality of the umpire based on her race'.


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