This week, Daniil Medvedev makes his competitive debut in the Mifel Tennis Open in Los Cabos, where he knows he must play a significant role. Despite holding the top spot in the Pepperstone ATP Rankings, Medvedev is under a lot of pressure.
He is only 775 points ahead of World No. 2 Alexander Zverev going into the week. Next week in Canada at the National Bank Open Presented by Rogers, Daniil will also defend his 1,000-point total. “I will definitely be watching [the competition for No.
According to Medvedev, the number is 1]. It depends on the time since Rafael Nadal [will be the No. 1 player at the conclusion of the year] is likely to do so unless he wins all of the remaining tournaments.
However, if I play well here [on the North American hard court tour], I can maintain it for a very long time. In his second run at the top of the male tennis world at this time, Medvedev will be in his eleventh week as the current World No. 1.
Although five players have gained more points than Medvedev this season, he is currently in sixth place in the Pepperstone ATP Race to Turin and his position as the World No. 1 may be in jeopardy as the season comes to a close. Medvedev is aware of the situation, but he does not closely study the conflict to understand how many points he needs to accumulate each week to maintain his position.
The four-time ATP Masters 1000 winner is concentrated on his upcoming matches. The most crucial thing, according to Medvedev, is to attempt to win competitions and get points. “In this manner, [world No.
For the first time since he participated in the Mallorca Championships in June, the top seed in Los Cabos will play.
In Montreal, Rafa Nadal will compete.
His uncle Toni Nadal wished for him to adopt this mindset.
He was Rafael Nadal‘s childhood instructor and made sure he was headed in the right tennis route. Rafael Nadal: My Story, Nadal‘s autobiography, has Toni’s descriptions of Nadal‘s attitude as a child. The foundation of everything, he asserted, is respect for others, for everyone, regardless of who they may be or what they may do.
It is unacceptable for persons who have achieved success in life to act rudely toward others. No, you have a stronger obligation to treat people with respect the higher up you are. Toni said, “I would have hated my nephew to have turned out any other way, to have performed tantrums on court, to have been churlish with his opponents, with the whole world watching on TV. ” When asked what he would have done if Nadal had been an unruly boy, Toni replied, “I would have done whatever I could to make him behave.
Or to be rude to the umpires or the spectators, for that matter. Being a decent person is more important than being a good player, I constantly say, and his parents agree.