Daniil Medvedev defeated the American taylor fritz in the quarterfinals of the Cincinnati Masters and with that he assured of coming in as the number one in the world US OpenWhich starts next week. In this way Russia will end an important era of tennis.
Since the Australian Open in 2003, tennis has largely dominated the men’s singles category. Roger FedererRafael Nadal and Novak Djokovik, Between those three, he has since won 63 Grand Slam titles, which is about 80 percent of the total, and has been dubbed the Big 3 for this reason.
In recent years, injuries and physical issues have kept him off regularity, but nonetheless, Nadal has already won the Australian Open and Roland Garros this year, while Djokovic was crowned Wimbledon, However, none of them could take the top spot from Medvedev.
Now, the Russian will be the top seed at the US Open, which begins on August 29 in New York. This will be the first time in 18 years that a player outside Federer, Nadal And Djokovic occupies that spot in a tournament Grand Slam,
He was the last American to occupy that position before the Big 3 dominated, in January 2004, for Australian Open, came as first class. it’s thanks to the treble he won CanadaCincinnati and the United States to finish 2003 as the ranking leader.
However, for Roland Garros 2004Federer arrived as the best classified and has since extended the dominance until Wimbledon Djokovic was the top seed this year. Now Medvedev will break that hegemony and reach the Big Apple as the defending champion.
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