The world’s best tennis players continue to prepare for US OpenLast Grand Slam of the year. In the run-up to the classic tournament, Daniil Medvedevnumber one of ATP Ranking, starred in a tense moment with a fan. after being removed from Masters 1000 de Montreal In his first match and, when he went to the locker room, the fan called him a loser and this generated a special reaction from the Russian.
“Loser”, the boy shouted at the 26-year-old tennis player, who turned angrily and approached him. “What did you say?” The tennis player asked. Suddenly the people responsible for security arrived and stood between them and the fan. This was only for prevention because after a tense conversation, but with respect and without shouting, each spoke his mind, and at the end the Russian signaled as if asking him to think. Then he turned and left.
The situation after Medvedev’s loss to the Australian was Nick Kyrgios By 6-7(2), 6-4 y 6-2, It was in the second round, when Daniels came in as a seed. The incident happened last Wednesday, but the pictures were uploaded on the social network in the past few hours and went viral.
The situation attracted attention as fans, when they are usually close to the figures, shouted at them to take photos or autographs. The situation created an awkward atmosphere and after a brief conversation, the rest of the fans who wanted to immortalize the moment with the Russian tennis player could not do so because of his anger at what had happened.
“I am very calm,” said Medvedev before leaving the scene. The Russians were not able to play at Wimbledon due to a ban on athletes from Russia and Belarus (due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine), so they had to turn the page and focus on the US Open, in which they won the 2021 Grand Slam title.
Medvedev has achieved 14 ATP titles and five Grand Slam titles, two victories in Australia (2021 and 2022), and three at Roland Garros, Wimbledon last year, and the aforementioned success at the US Open. He has been at the top of the ATP rankings since February this year.
Medvedev continues his preparations for the US Open and will return to activity at the Masters 1000 in Cincinnati this Monday, August 15. The Russian tennis player will go straight for the second round (round of 32) and this Sunday he will know who his opponent will be: the winner will face the Dutch sand scallop botik (ATP: 25) and American Maxime Crecy (ATP: 31).
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