Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev said that he would be happy to play at Wimbledon this year after the decision of the organizers to allow Russians and Belarusians to participate in the tournament. He told reporters about this on Friday, March 31.
“I am happy to know about it. I always said that if I had the opportunity to play at Wimbledon, I would be happy to be there. This is the tournament that I like, the only Grand Slam tournament where I have not reached the quarterfinals yet, I want to do well there. This is a wonderful tournament, I am happy that I will have the opportunity to play it this year,” Medvedev said.
It is noted that Russian and Belarusian tennis players will be able to participate in the tournament subject to the necessary conditions and only as neutral athletes.
Earlier in the day, tennis player Daniil Medvedev overtook compatriot Karen Khachanov in the semifinals of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Miami Open tournament. The game ended with the score 7:6 (7:5), 3:6, 6:3.
This season, Medvedev reaches the final stage of the competition for the fifth time in a row. Before that, he played in the decisive match of the competition in Indian Wells, but lost to the Spaniard Alcaraz. At the same time, the first racket of the Russian Federation received titles in Rotterdam, Doha and Dubai.