Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Russian Daniil Medvedev on his victory at the US Open-2021.
– Dear Daniil Sergeevich! Congratulations on your brilliant victory at the 2021 US Open, the first Grand Slam tournament you won. On the way to the final of this prestigious competition, you showed the highest class of skill and perseverance in achieving the goal and in the decisive match you performed confidently, with composure, leaving no chance for a strong and eminent opponent. This is how real champions play!
I wish you health, good luck and new successes in life and sports, – said in a congratulatory telegram published on the Kremlin website.
Medvedev beat the first number of the world ranking of Novak Djokovic in three games (6: 4, 6: 4, 6: 4). The Russian won the first Grand Slam tournament.