US Open: Djokovic In Tears As He Loses To Daniil Medvedev, See Reactions

Daniil Medvedev defeated Novak Djokovic at the 2021 US Open.

The match ended  6-4, 6-4, 6-4, to Daniil Medvedev favor, With the win, Medvedev played spoiler to Djokovic’s bid to become the first man to win all four majors — the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open — in the same year, known as the calendar-year Grand Slam.

It is Medvedev’s first career Grand Slam singles title.

#USOpen: Djokovic In Tears As He Loses To Daniil Medvedev, See Reactions
Daniil Medvedev

With Sunday’s victory, Medvedev also shut down Djokovic’s chance (at least, this season) to overtake his rivals, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, for the all-time record of Grand Slam singles titles.

Daniil Medvedev (R) of Russia and Novak Djokovic (L) of Serbia talk at center court after Medvedev won their Men's Singles final match on Day Fourteen of the 2021 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 12, 2021 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

Following the loss to Medvedev, Djokovic will finish out this tennis season still tied with his ‘Big Three’ competitors at 20 Grand Slam titles each. Djokovic, the youngest of the ‘Big Three’ at 34-years-old, has won eight of his 20 major championships in the last three years.

Djokovic said:

“Tonight, even though I have not won the match, my heart is filled with joy and I’m the happiest man alive because you guys made me feel very special on the court.”

Infoexpert24 gathered some reactions on Twitter following Daniil Medvedev winning #USOpen. See them below:

 

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