The 25-year old US Open 2021 winner, Daniil Medvedev, has apologized to World No.1 Novak Djokovic. He also apologized to his fans saying “Sorry for your fans and Novak because we all know what he was going for.”
3 times Grand Slam winner burst in anger and frustration and expressed his frustration on the court. Here’s what Novak Djokovic did after the game.
US Open 2021 Highlights: Novak Djokovic Smashes Racquets In Anger
— Buzz Bishop (@buzzbishop) September 12, 2021
Novak expressed his frustration of losing against 25-year old Daniil. He broke his racquet in anger on the court. The Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev defeated Novak by a consecutive 6-4 win in the four rounds of the game.
It was the biggest loss for the 34-year old player as the victory could bring him the title of
Calendar-year Grand Slam. He continuously won Australian Open, Wimbledon, and French Open this year.
After losing to Daniil, Novak congratulated him saying “if there’s anyone that deserves a grand Slam title right now, it’s you. “
Djokovic now equalizes with Roger and Nadal in terms of Grand Slam titles. This could have been his fourth title. He won the US Open in 2011 beating Rafael Nadal, 2015 (defeating Roger Federer), and in 2018 by winning against Juan Martin.
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Sunday was even more special for Daniil Medvedev as it was his wedding anniversary. He revealed it post-match saying he had no alternative except winning the watch as he had no time to find a present.
Daniil Medvedev just won the #USOpen on his wedding anniversary.
Good thing, because he didn’t have a present ready 😂 pic.twitter.com/eUXVYEyzup
— US Open Tennis (@usopen) September 12, 2021
It was his third Grand Slam event of US open winner. In earlier events, he lost against Nadal and Djokovic in the finals.