Daniil Medvedev, Russia’s number one tennis player, on Monday (Oct 14) signed caps and tennis balls for fans in his native city of Moscow, hours after landing from China, where he won the Shanghai Masters on Sunday. Hotfoot from success in Shanghai Daniil Medvedev arrives back in Moscow. (AFP/Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV) After a period in the doldrums, Russian tennis is now infused with a new generation of young male players and Medvedev, 23, is leading the pack, now at a career-best of fourth in the world. Tired after a long flight and admitting he was surviving on coffee, Medvedev posed for selfies with fans. “I do feel there’s a lot of support coming from Russia. it’s huge and it’s great,” he told AFP. “A lot of support coming from social media (and) support from my friends, because most of my friends are still Russian guys.” Fans hailed his influence. “The main thing is that tennis is becoming more popular in Russia thanks to him,” said one fan, 19-year-old student Daniil Trefilov. Trefilov hopes to watch Medvedev play in the city’s Kremlin Cup this week – Medvedev said he will decide on Tuesday if he will participate. Another fan, David Umarkhadzhiyev who… Read full this story
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