In Moscow Daniil Medvedev compared his matches against Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer and explained what makes the two players strong. 'I played with Djokovic when he was not in his best form, even if I lost twice', Medvedev said.
'Besides, I was a different player then. It's hard to compare. In any case, when you are up against a top-level player, you immediately feel that the rhythm of the game is different. Due to their strong and fast strikes, they do not allow you to breathe during the game.
Because of this, they are in the Top10. With all other players you can play your game, you have time to think, but with them there is no time for anything. This is what experience is all about, I have to learn how to beat them. He became the top racket of Russia, were there jokes on this topic, maybe some teasing? With whom he competes - with Karen Khachanov and Andrey Rublev? 'There was always competition among us when we were juniors', the 22-year-old commented.
'We are high-level athleets, so each of us wanted to be first. As a result, all three of us were top Russian players at different times. And it is very cool that there are three of us - we motivate each other to move on. I knew that I could become the top lpayer of Russia through my work, and not because of the decline of my compatriots!' ALSO READ: Rafael Nadal: Worse players than David Ferrer won a Grand Slam title