Daniil Medvedev (world number 4) won the first Masters of his career at 24. Sunday in London, he dominated the Austrian Dominic Thiem (N.3), already a finalist last year. A victory obtained in three sets (4-6, 7-6 (7/2), 6-4), at the end of the longest final in the history of the tournament since it was played in three winning sets ( 2h42).
This victory comes as a surprise for this young player, revelation of the circuit for more than a year now, and this week knocker of Djokovic in pool and then Nadal in the semi-final. “I hope I win a few games in London. It’s hard to have other goals when you play three top 8 or top 10 in your group… ”, he declared before the start of the tournament. He did a lot more than that.