Daniil Medvedev won the Reilly Opelka in the third round of the French Open.© AFP
Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev is enjoying a clay race at Roland Garros. Protecting his form, the number two in the world today believes that to win it the boys have to play well. “Roland Garros’ Clay feels great this year, ”Medvedev told ATP website. “The way I got it after the first lap [versus Alexander Bublik]Now I know that in order for me to win, the boys have to play well. I’m definitely happy with my game and today’s return because I’ve hit them more than one. That is a great achievement, “he added.
Daniil, who is having a sweet career in number one. In World 2, Reilly Opelka was sidelined 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 in the third round of the French Open.
“It’s certainly never easy to play for Reilly,” Medvedev said.
“Of course, hard fields on the inside would be harder than clay fields on the outside,” he said.
“He made his first semifinal in a year [an] ATP Masters 1000 is clay. I think for a while [the] the rainy conditions, the wet and heavy fields, with the clay that I absolutely hate, have helped me today, ”he added.
“Under these conditions, even if I guessed one side, I could go back to the other side if I saw the network coming from the other side,” he said.
It is noteworthy that Medvedev has a golden chance to replace Novak Djokovic in the World No. 1 in the ATP Rankings, if he reaches the final in Paris and fails to win the Grand Slam 18 times.
The 25-year-old Russian will face Cristian Garin in 22nd place in the round of 16 of Roland Garros. Daniil Medvedev and Cristian Garin are tied 1-1 in head-to-head meetings.
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