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Daniil Medvedev has epic Australian Open meltdown: ‘You are a small cat’

Daniil Medvedev is headed to the Australian Open finals – though it took another on-court meltdown to get him there. Medvedev, who has turned into one of tennis’ premier villains throughout his rise to world No. 2, survived a tough four-set victory, 7-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-1, against his rival Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach the finals in Melbourne. Medvedev was his usual feisty self, with much of his ire was directed towards umpire Jaume Campistol.
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Rafael Nadal to chase record 21st major in Australian Open final against Daniil Medvedev

MELBOURNE, Australia -- -- Rafael Nadal is within one victory of a men's record 21st Grand Slam singles title. He'll have to beat second-seedeed Daniil Medvedev in the Australian Open final on Sunday to make history. And Medvedev is chasing a piece of history of his own after beating Stefanos Tsitispas 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 in a heated semifinal on Friday. The US Open champion is aiming to be the first man in the Open era to win his second Grand Slam title at the next major tournament.
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Daniil Medvedev Blows Up On Umpire At Australian Open, 'Are You Stupid?'

Tennis star Daniil Medvedev was straight-up PISSED with an umpire during an Australian Open match ... completely berating him and calling him a "small cat." Medvedev was battling his rival, Stefanos Tsitsipas, for a shot at the final round of the tourney ... when he was issued a code violation by umpire Jaume Campistol.

Medvedev: ‘I Know What I’m Capable Of’

Daniil Medvedev revealed he is not feeling the pressure and believes he can win the title on Sunday at the Australian Open after he moved past fourth-seeded Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas to set up a clash against Rafael Nadal in Melbourne. The Russian is aiming to become the first man to...
Washington Post

Rafael Nadal nears history, with only Daniil Medvedev standing in his way

For all of Rafael Nadal’s vaunted physicality and mental toughness, his four-set victory Friday to reach the final of the Australian Open was a tactical triumph. Nadal, 35, relentlessly attacked Matteo Berrettini’s shaky backhand, pounced on his second serves and kept his own errors to a minimum, deflating any hope his 25-year-old opponent had that he could topple the 20-time Grand Slam champion, at least until a short-lived rally that came too late.

Where Does Medvedev Play Most Of His Points? The Answer Might Surprise You

Infosys ATP Beyond The Numbers examines at which rally length most points are played. For example, do players play more four-shot rallies, eight-shot rallies, or 13-shot rallies in their matches? The mathematical term is the mode, and it sheds light on the most misunderstood element of our sport. Case in...

Daniil Medvedev, Andy Murray say no to ‘Siuuu!’ chants in Melbourne

WATCH: Boo or 'siuuu'? Daniil Medvedev speaks to Jim Courier after his second-round win at the Australian Open. When Nick Kyrgios slammed down an ace against Liam Broady during their Australian Open first-round clash, something strange happened. Instead of the usual calls of “Aussie, Aussie, Aussie” that a homegrown player...

Australian Open draws unveiled: Djokovic is in, Barty’s tough road, Medvedev-Kyrgios in round two?

WATCH: Tennis Channel Live discusses Novak Djokovic’s status for the upcoming Australian Open. After an unexpected delay, the 2022 Australian Open draw was finally unveiled on Thursday afternoon in Melbourne Park. To answer the burning question right off the bat: yes, Novak Djokovic is still the top seed, and the three-time defending champion currently looks set to embark on his quest for a historic 21st Grand Slam title.