Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev talked about his nickname. His words lead Eurosport.
Medvedev shared that compatriot Andrey Rublev gave him the nickname octopus. “At first I didn’t really like it, but then it became more and more fun, friends started buying octopus toys for my daughter,” he noted.
January 26 Medvedev came out to the final of the Australian Open 2024, where he will play with the Italian Jannik Sinner. The Russian beat the German in the semi-finals Alexandra Zvereva in five sets with a score of 5:7, 3:6, 7:6, 7:6, 6:3.
Medvedev is the third racket in the world. He has one Grand Slam title to his name and won the US Open in 2021.