Tennis player Medvedev for the first time in four years, will not compete at the Kremlin Cup

Tennis player Medvedev for the first time in four years, will not compete at the Kremlin Cup

Last week the athlete won the tournament in Shanghai, winning the fourth title this season


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Tennis player Daniil Medvedev announced that he will not be able to perform at the Kremlin Cup. At the end of last week, the athlete said that the visit to Moscow was listed in its plans, but the decision to participate in the tournament, he decides just before the start.

«I did not know that it will perform in Shanghai, mentally and physically exhausted. Not 100% ready to give everything. It’s a shame, of course, that can’t play because four consecutive years played. Sorry, but this is sport, and I have to do what’s right for my body» — quotes Medvedev Sport24.

On Sunday, Medvedev won a victory on tournament in Shanghai, in the final in two sets, beating Alexander Zverev, playing for Germany. This title was Medvedev’s fourth this season: previously, the athlete won the competition in St. Petersburg, Cincinnati and Sofia.

In Shanghai, Medvedev reached the final at the sixth tournament in a row. In August he lost the final matches in the competition in Washington and Montreal, and in September lost in the final of the US Open to Rafael Nadal.

At the end of last week Medvedev remained in fourth place in the ATP rankings, and in the title race this season has moved from fourth to third place, ahead of Roger Federer. Over the past three months, the President had a 32 match in which he scored 29 victories.

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