Daniil Medvedev reacts to destroying Denis Shapovalov at Laver Cup

Russian tennis star Daniil Medvedev was thrilled with the best way he carried out in opposition to Canada’s Denis Shapovalov on the Laver Cup. Medvedev, ranked at No. 2 on the earth, noticed off Wimbledon semifinalist Shapovalov 6-4 6-0 on the Laver Cup on Saturday.

“Truthfully, I performed unbelievable. Particularly within the second set. I did not know what to anticipate as a result of after the US Open I did not play for every week and a half, got here right here, practiced right here as a lot as I might final three days…

So I did not hit a bsalls however was surprisingly feeling effectively. I needed to indicate all of it additionally in the present day. First, it wasn’t straightforward, the ball wasn’t the quick as I needed, he was taking part in actually good. And yeah, simply could not miss a ball anymore,” Medvedev stated after the win.

Medvedev dominated Shapovalov

Medvedev did not convert his first break level within the fifth sport however broke Shapovalov within the ninth sport to take a 5-4 lead. After breaking Shapovalov within the ninth sport of the primary set, Medvedev additionally received the next seven video games to complete the match on an eight-game run.

It was Medvedev’s first Laver Cup match and he claimed victory in fashion. Throughout his pre-tournament press convention, Medvedev joked it could be good if he wasn’t nominated to play doubles on the Laver Cup. “I am actually excited to characterize Workforce Europe.

My first expertise so I do not know what to anticipate. I do know the format, simply wish to carry probably the most factors attainable for my group in singles as a result of I do not assume I am taking part in doubles… I am not likely good. I wish to see how it’s, it’s not the identical on TV or when you find yourself taking part in.

So simply wanting ahead for my first match and for the primary match of Casper additionally too see how it’s on the bench, what is the power,” Medvedev stated.

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