Daniil Medvedev has a very consistent backhand, but is there someone who is better than him at it? The Russian indicated Novak Djokovic. "He's I think considered to be one of the best backhands in the history of tennis", said Medvedev.
"Actually when I play him, I think we challenge each other a lot on the backhand. We're both good at it. But still, everything depends on the energy, on the shape you are in. For example, if I'm not in good shape, my backhand won't work as good also.
I try not to think about it. I try to do my best to be one of the best backhands on tour. I hope it works." On Kyrgios describing him as a tough player, Medvedev said: "Yes, I heard. But I'm happy he talks about me because when a player says something, it's always a good thing for you.
It means he respects you as a player, as an opponent. He sees I'm in very good shape right now, that it's not easy to beat me. This is what it means, I believe. Of course, it's good." Asked if he feels he is building a love relationship with the public in Montreal, Medvedev concluded: "I'm hoping it's the case.
I like to be in Montreal. I can speak one of my three languages. I hope that the crowd likes the way I am on the court.