Daniil Medvedev defeated Novak Djokovic to win the Maiden Grand Slam title at the US Open

Daniil Medvedev defeated Novak Djokovic to win the Maiden Grand Slam title at the US Open

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Category : Sports Published on: September 18 2021

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·         Daniil Medvedev of Russia won his maiden Grand Slam trophy by defeating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 in the US Open men's singles final at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York.

·         Second seed Medvedev dominated from start to finish, shattering Djokovic's dream of a calendar slam and 21st major.

·         With this Djokovic failing to become the third man behind Don Buzz and Rod Laver to win all four majors in the same year, Medvedev made a stellar performance at the US Open with a memorable win.

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About the US Open

v  Founded: 1881

v  The US Open is the only major tournament played on three surfaces (clay, grass and hard).

v  It changed from clay to hard in 1978. Jimmy Connors is the only player to win the US Open singles title on three surfaces.

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