Daniil Medvedev’s celebration for his first main tennis title was a nod to a soccer online game.
Medvedev slowly and awkwardly fell to the courtroom after beating Novak Djokovic within the U.S. Open remaining. He mentioned afterward he was imitating the “dead fish celebration” in a FIFA recreation.
The Russian mentioned he first considered the concept at Wimbledon. When he informed different gamers who additionally play the sport, they informed him they thought it was “legendary.”
Medvedev says: “That’s how I wanted to make it.”
Unfortunately, he added, the celebration damage, as a result of the floor on the U.S. Open shouldn’t be as delicate because the grass of Wimbledon.
“It’s not easy to make it on hard courts,” Medvedev mentioned. “I got hurt a little bit, but I’m happy I made it legendary for myself.”
‘I love you Daria, thanks a lot’: Daniil Medvedev
Medvedev and his spouse have been celebrating their third marriage ceremony anniversary on the day of the ultimate. Before his extremely anticipated remaining towards Djokovic, the second seed had mentioned that he would like to make it a second to cherish by profitable the title.
And certainly after profitable the title, Medvedev addressed his spouse in the course of the trophy presentation and mentioned, “My wife always told me that she believes in me and that I’m going to be top 10….If she tells you that you’re going to be nobody, there is some problem, you know? [laughs]. So she’s my greatest support and I just love being with her, I cannot say more!”
Many of us have scrambled on the final minute for an anniversary present.
Many of us didn’t obtain a $2.5 million verify to resolve the issue 😂
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“During the tournament, I couldn’t think of a present or anything … When I made the final, I thought, if I lose I need to find a present fast. … I have no time to find a present, I have to win this match. I love you Daria, thanks a lot!” Medvedev concluded.
(With AP inputs)