Gerard Pique, like millions of people, was excited watching the US Open final between Rafael Nadal and Daniil Medvedev. "Just crazy", admitted the FC Barcelona defender. Annabel Croft: " Electric atmosphere! Who ever thought this men's final would be this exhilarating - had underestimated Daniil who has been “trance “like whole match!
Captivating intelligent tactics." Alize Cornet: "Too much emotion. Congrats Daniil for such an amazing fight. Future looks bright. Basically spent my whole night watching but it's so worth it." Kobe Bryant: "This is insane."
Roger Rasheed: "Brilliant final. Thank you Rafa and Daniil - that was gold. Great advertisement for the sport we love. Rafa never stops amazing us, incredible. And Daniil gave us an outstanding look at his character( what a summer)."
Marion Bartoli: "There were no losers in that final What a battle! Ultimate respect for Daniil & the way he fought back to push Rafa to 5 sets!! A massive congratulations to Rafa for winning his 4th US Open and 19th grand slams, pushing even further his limits everytime!!" Rennae Stubbs: "Speechless!!!
This match was incredible and @RafaelNadal proved again why he is so loved around the world!! @DaniilMedwed what a speech!!" Greg Rusedski: "What we have just witnessed is one of the greatest US Open men’s finals in the history of tennis.
Medvedev was incredible to fight back from 2 sets down & a break. Nadal showed us why he is the greatest competitor we have ever seen on a tennis court. Slam No.19!"