Daniel Medvedevthe: Alexey Filippov / RIA Novosti
Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev defeated the Belgian David Goffin in the final of the Masters series tournament in Cincinnati. About it the correspondent “Tapes.ru”.
The meeting lasted an hour and 39 minutes and ended with the victory of Medvedev with a score of 7:6 (7:3), 6:4. 23-the Russians for the first time in his career won the tournament of such level. A week ago in the final of the tournament in Montreal he lost to Spaniard Rafael Nadal.
In the semifinals, held on 18 August, Medvedev in three sets (3:6, 6:3, 6:3) beat first racket of the world Novak Djokovic. The prize Fund of the tournament in Cincinnati exceeded six million dollars. Medvedev will work on the order of 1.1 million dollars.
Medvedev will be the first in nine years, a Russian, caught in the five of the strongest players in the world. In the summer of 2009 in the top 5 rose Nikolay Davydenko.
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