Daniil Medvedev joins Safin and Kafelnikov, emulates Lendl and Wawrinka

Daniil Medvedev defeated Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 to win the boys’s singles title on the US Open on Sunday. Listed below are the very best stats from the ultimate:


Medvedev is now the third Russian man to win a serious title after Yevgeny Kafelnikov (1996 French Open, 1999 Australian Open) and Marat Safin (2000 US Open, 2005 Australian Open).


Medvedev is the fifth participant to defeat the World no. 1 in a serious ultimate to win their first main title, for the reason that ATP Rankings had been launched in 1973. The others are Manuel Orantes (d. Jimmy Connors, 1975 US Open), Ivan Lendl (d. McEnroe, 1984 French Open), Pat Money (d. Lendl, 1987 Wimbledon) and Stan Wawrinka (d. Rafael Nadal, 2014 Australian Open).


Medvedev has now received 147 tour-level matches on hardcourts for the reason that begin of 2018, probably the most on the boys’s tour. Djokovic is second on the checklist with 115 hardcourt victories.


Medvedev has now received his twelfth hardcourt tour-level title for the reason that begin of 2018, additionally the best on the boys’s tour. Djokovic is subsequent on the checklist with 10 hardcourt titles.


Medvedev is now the joint-tallest males’s main champion within the Open Period, matching Juan Martin del Potro (2009 US Open) and Marin Cilic (2014 US Open). He equals the tallest participant to defeat Djokovic at a serious, becoming a member of Sam Querrey, who upset Djokovic within the third spherical at Wimbledon in 2016.

(Stats courtesy of ESPN’s Statistics & Info Group)

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