Elena Dyachkova. Daniil Medvedev recognized as the best tennis player of Russia in 2019, it was announced at the ceremony awards of the Russian tennis Federation (OFWs) “Russian Cup”, held in Moscow.
Medvedev in 2019, won the tournament series “masters” in Cincinnati and Shanghai, has won ATP titles in Sofia and St. Petersburg and reached the final of the U.S. Open, where he lost to Spaniard Rafael Nadal. At the final tournament ATP 23-year-old Russian failed to reach the playoffs and finished the season in fifth place in the ranking ATP.
Medvedev was not able to attend the ceremony, and the prize for the tennis player who got his parents Olga and Sergey. “I hope that next season will continue to please you with their victories. I’ll try to do all of this,” said tennis player in the video.
The title of “Best team of the year” has received the Russian men’s team consisting of Andrey Rublev, Karen Hechanova and Evgeny Donskoy have reached the semifinal stage of Davis Cup Final. Also prizes for best team won three Junior national teams of Russia – boys under 16 and girls under 14 and 16 years.
In the nomination “Memory” participants of the ceremony honored the memory of Russian tennis player Alexander Volkov, who died in October at the age of 52 years.