Medvedev finished second in a Grand Slam for the second time when he was sent off by Novak Djokovic in the finals on Sunday in Melbourne The Serb got his 18th great title

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Daniil Medvedev made it into the top three of the ATP rankings for the first time on Monday, while the Russian compatriot Aslan Karatsev made up 72 places after his shock run to the semi-finals of the Australian Open

Medvedev finished second in a Grand Slam for the second time when he was sent off by Novak Djokovic in the finals on Sunday in Melbourne The Serb got his 18th Main title

Former US Open finalist Medvedev switched places with Dominic Thiem, who slipped to fourth place after being pulled down in straight sets by Grigor Dimitrov in the last 16

Bulgarian Dimitrov returned to the top 20, but the biggest move was Karatsev, a qualifier who became the first man in the Open era to reach a major’s semi-finals in a major draw debut

Karatsev, 27, rose from 114 on the 42 Place up after knocking out three seeds before finishing his dream run of Djokovic in the last four

The win strengthened Djokovic’s status as number one in the world and guaranteed that he would be there from the 8th March its 311 Week celebrates and thus exceeds Roger Federer’s record of 310

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34-year-old Djokovic remains on course for his 18th Grand Slam trophy and follows rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, who are 20 years old

After beating qualifier Aslan Karatsev, Djokovic, who had no adverse effects from an abdominal injury sustained in the third round, said: “This is the best thing I’ve felt in the entire tournament. I could swing through the ball. No pain The best match so far “”

Russia’s men dominated the young 2021 season and won the ATP Cup They will provide two of the semi-finalists at the Australian Open after 114-year-old qualifier Aslan Karatsev continued his fairy tale run with a win over Grigor Dimitrov on Tuesday

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