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Daniil Medvedev Would Like to Ask the Big 3 “What Went Through Their Mind After Winning So Many Grand Slams”

Daniil Medvedev, the runner up of the recently concluded Australian Open is curious about the performance graph of the Big 3 of the tennis world.

The Russian refers to Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic. Daniil seemed interested in knowing their secret in maintaining top level consistency for years.

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia holds the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup as he shares a joke with opponent Daniil Medvedev of Russia following their Men’s Singles Final match during day 14 of the 2021 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on February 21, 2021, in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Daniel Pockett/Getty Images)

Is Novak unstoppable?

The 29-years-old Russian is at the third spot in the ATP world ranking. Adding on, this is Novak Djokovic’s week number 311 as the world number one. In order to reach the number one spot by toppling Serbian Novak Djokovic, one needs next level performance, Daniil thinks.

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Russia’s Daniil Medvedev (R) gestures to Spain’s Rafael Nadal (L) after winning their men’s singles semi-final match on day seven of the ATP World Tour Finals tennis tournament at the O2 Arena in London on November 21, 2020. – Medvedev won the match 3-6, 7-6, 6-3. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP) (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Regarding the Serbian’s Number One position in the future, Medvedev conveyed in a post-match interview,

“First of all, it’s an unbelievable achievement. For sure I think in the world of tennis we talk about Grand Slams more than anything else. But this is also a small competition, [and] I’m sure he’s really happy about it. The way he’s played, he’s definitely capable of catching 400 weeks. We’re going to try to not let him do this.” 

The big 3 are huge in the tennis world, Medvedev thinks

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Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates match point against Danill Medvedev of Russia during day 10 of the Miami Open presented by Itau at Hard Rock Stadium on March 27, 2019 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

The Big 3 of the tennis world share a total of 58 major trophies between them, winning 14 of the last 15 Grand Slams. Regarding the context, the 25-years-old further asserted, “They are just different. Their Grand Slam achievements are crazy. I do not know how they were able to win so much. After their retirement I would like to ask them what went through their mind and how they prepare.”

Medvedev who recently lost to world number one Novak Djokovic by 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 in the Australian Open Final, will see himself jump one spot up to the second position in the ATP world ranking by surpassing Rafael Nadal.

The increase in rank is expected to come after the Russian manages to win the ongoing ATP 250 event taking place in Marseille, France.


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