"Medvedev's Outstanding Victory Shocks the West: It's Going to be a 'War'"
"It's going to be a "war". The West is shocked by Medvedev's outstanding victory
Daniil Medvedev defeated Alcaraz and reached the final of the US Open. The phenomenal game of the Russian tennis player in the semi-finals of the US Open made the Western audience think about the power of Daniil Medvedev. In America and Europe, it was recognized that our guy is capable of a lot.
"A great show from the Russian"
Before the start of the semi-final match between the world's number one Carlos Alcaraz and Daniil Medvedev, most experts bet on the victory of the Spaniard. Numerous posters for the final were already prepared, where Alcaraz, in their opinion, was supposed to compete with Novak Djokovic. However, the Russian had a different opinion on this matter. He was magnificent in his confrontation with Alcaraz, whom he recently lost to without a chance. Daniil truly played one of the best matches of the year and proved that he is a great specialist on hard courts. Should we be surprised, considering that just two years ago Medvedev won the title at the US Open, defeating Djokovic.
Only very naive people could think that the Russian had no chance against the Spaniard. In the end, Daniil did everything beautifully, and the reaction of the fans on social media spoke for itself. Some criticized the American audience for not being particularly interested in the game itself.
"Medvedev played literally perfectly. It was a Russian masterpiece," wrote orioles stink era.
"A great show from the Russian. Carlos tried to play his game, but Daniil was simply on another level," noted Alan Alfaro.
"Incredible determination from Medvedev. He has been the best player on hard courts in the past few years. I can argue that he was furious about being underestimated. People need to learn, never underestimate Medvedev on hard courts," said Bruno Fernandes Enjoyer.
"The American crowd is the worst in the world. Players get more enjoyment than the match itself," wrote dnl_grl.
"He won today. And I am confident that he can repeat 2021 when Medvedev defeated Djokovic in the final," confessed Yajnaseni.
"Djokovic, Medvedev, and Sabalenka in the final of the US Open. Alcaraz defeated, and the audience is shocked by what happened," noted Hatz. "He simply knocked the Spaniard off the throne."
Western journalists also could not contain their excitement about the performance of the Russian. Surprisingly, almost none of them touched on the political aspect. Previously, there would have been a lot of attention given to Medvedev's nationality, but this time everyone was only interested in the sport. And this is another pleasant outcome of last night.
"A big, big statement for Medvedev. A well-deserved Grand Slam final in a season where he has been the most consistent player on hard courts - the most wins and the most titles. He probably didn't like the story of the pre-announced Djokovic-Alcaraz final. An incredible match he played," said journalist Jose Morgado.
"Medvedev delivered his revenge in the match against Alcaraz like a true Russian grandmaster," noted Bastien Fachan.
"On Sunday, there will be a 'war'. Maybe five sets. Impressed by Daniil Medvedev's team and their match strategy against Alcaraz. Medvedev's aggressive approach on his own serve and in return neutralized the young Spaniard. Alcaraz was stunned. No answers," wrote Jack Dent.
"Daniil Medvedev reminded everyone how great he is on hard courts. He defeated the reigning champion Alcaraz. It was a masterclass on how to serve, how to receive, how to play tennis in general. One of the best matches in his career," noted journalist Gaspar Ribeyru Lanza.
"The Russian simply knocked Carlos off the throne," wrote the popular page Live Tennis.
Medvedev has already won over a huge number of fans. Daniil is not afraid to engage with the audience and sometimes respond to them firmly. Americans liked this because they saw in the Russian "their" person, who is not floating in the clouds but can calmly communicate with ordinary fans. When this is accompanied by a superb game, the puzzle pieces fit perfectly. Now Daniil needs to play another brilliant match to finally enter history.