Today Nick was at the level of Novak and Rafa – TennisKafe

Today Nick was at the level of Novak and Rafa – TennisKafe
Today Nick was at the level of Novak and Rafa – TennisKafe

Daniil Medvedev, who is still the world’s No. 1, gave the biggest possible compliment to Nick Kyrgios, who dethroned him in New York. According to the Russian, the Australian is currently playing at the level of Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal.

“The match was at a high level. I have played with Novak, Rafa. They all play amazing. Nick played at their level today in my opinion. He has a little bit of a different game because he’s not a returner in a way, but he can play at the same time. He is a tough opponent. He has an amazing serve. It’s not like you know you’re going to have a baseline advantage. It plays well. It has every shot possible. If he plays like this until the end, he has every chance to win the tournament. But there will be tough opponents, so I’m not sure.”

The Russian revealed that he also felt a little sick, which led to his physical collapse towards the end of the match. “I could feel my throat. Physically, that may have played a role. At the same time, it’s not an excuse because Nick played well, he also beat me in Montreal when I wasn’t sick.”

During the press conference, Medvedev revealed that he will say goodbye to his No. 1 ranking after the tournament, something he believes will be additional motivation to return to the top. “I’m disappointed. I’m not going to cry in my room, but I’m a little disappointed. Some days I’ll be a little sad, I’ll look at my phone, my laptop or watch a TV series. I don’t know where I’ll be. Maybe third, fourth. I guess Carlos will beat me. I don’t really know. It’s motivation to try to be better. This was the last Slam tournament. I didn’t do well enough. I didn’t win in Australia when I had the chance. I didn’t get a chance to play Wimbledon. At Roland Garros I lost in the fourth round. Round four here. I have to do better. I have to score more points if I want to be No.1 again.”



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