World No. 1 Daniil Medvedev hasn't lost any sponsors so far, according to Christopher Clarey of The New York Times.
On February 24, Russia launched their invasion of Ukraine.
Medvedev, according to his management, has lost no sponsors since the war began but this is clearly not a good environment for a new No.
Russia has been heavily sanctioned so far, including in sports. The governing bodies of tennis have banned Russia from competing in team events such as the Davis Cup and Billie Jean King Cup. However, Medvedev and the rest of Russian players have been allowed to compete in international events but they are recognized as "neutrals" since they don't play under the name or flag or Russia.
Medvedev has called for peace several times since the Russian invasion of Ukraine started.
Medvedev loses the No. 1 ranking
Medvedev became the No. 1 for the first time in his career on February 28. Medvedev played his first tournament as the world No.
1 in Indian Wells. Unfortunately for Medvedev, he didn't impress in his first tournament as the world No. 1 as he is set to be replaced by Novak Djokovic at the spot when the ATP rankings list gets updated on Monday. Medvedev failed to make a deep run in Indian Wells as Gael Monfils stunned the Russian 4-6 6-3 6-1.
In five appearances in Indian Wells, Medvedev has only once made the round-of-16. "First of all, the tournament, I don't feel amazing in my sensations in Indian Wells and sometimes when you play a guy who plays good, who can play good, if he steps up the level a little bit, I couldn't find it today," Medvedev admitted.
"But the toughest part of tennis is to reproduce it time after time. That's where the big three are just unreal because no matter which conditions, they are always winning tournaments or winning some crazy matches.
Yeah, I'm going to need to try to do better." Medvedev said he will be motivated to do well at the Miami Masters and try to reclaim the No. 1 spot.