US Open 2021: Daniil Medvedev Wins His Maiden Grand Slam Title

US Open 2021

The US Open 2021 finals could not have been better or worse for the tennis lovers in what happened in New York. The match between the Russian, Daniil Medvedev, and the world number 1, Novak Djokovic, had it all: fierceness, intensity, and courage.

When you look at the form of Djokovic, you know he is one of the best to play the game, maybe even the greatest. Additionally, the Serbian had won all the other 3 Grand Slams this calendar year. Moreover, he also tied his tally of career Grand Slams to Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. However, the world number 2, Medvedev, made sure not to lose his cool. He went on to win the finals in straight sets by 6-4, 6-4, 6-4. Additionally, this was the first Grand Slam title for the 25 year old Russian.

Novak Djokovic was 27 games unbeaten in the Grand Slams and could have become the first individual since 1969 to win all the Grand Slams in a calendar year. However, the Serbian was far from his best and made a lot of unforced errors.

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US Open 2021 Title Is Anniversary Present To Wife: Medvedev

The atmosphere in the Arthur Ashe stadium did not make it easy for Medvedev to win. Instead, with every point he won, the crowd was all for the Serbian, who would have become the first men’s tennis player to win 21 Grand Slam titles. However, it wasn’t the first time something like this had happened in the US Open.

Daniil Medvedev also announced that it was his wedding anniversary. And he could not have gifted his wife anything better than winning his first-ever Grand Slam title. Moreover, he also shared that it is good that he had won the title. He had nothing else to gift his wife. Medvedev has always credited his wife for his success in the game.

As for Novak Djokovic, the world number one was in tears, with the crowd supporting him in every single shot. The 34-year old will look to fight back in the coming matches and tournament.

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Diksha Arya
A student by day and a writer by night, Diksha Arya holds interest in writing poems and reading articles on politics and policies