Earlier in the week, speaking during the Kremlin Cup in Moscow, Daniil Medvedev said that he would like to face Roger Federer in front of a packed crowd at the Red Square in Moscow. Belinda Bencic was asked if she would like to pair up with the Swiss and play this special exhibition match.
“Well, I definitely think so! I mean, it’s a very nice opportunity for Daniil to maybe make it happen. He’s been dominating the tour in the last month pretty amazingly so big well done to him, he’s a very smart and intelligent player.
So I hope they can somehow agree to it," said Bencic, who paired up with Federer thrice to play the Hopman Cup in Perth. On how it felt to reach the Moscow final and at the same time the WTA Finals in Shenzhen, Bencic added: “My emotions are over the top I can't believe it is over and I finally reached it.
Obviously, it was a very tough fight with which I'm very sorry for but yeah, in the end, it is just a game just tennis. But obviously my celebration on the court was for the Moscow finals but as well for a spot in Shenzhen.
My goal was to be consistent and when you are consistent you earn your spot in the top eight its like a bonus, obviously I booked my ticket last minute but still it shows that I had a great consistent season which is also my goal next year obviously trying to keep my spot in the top 10." The ATP Cup will replace the Hopman Cup in the calendar from 2020.