Medvedev Keeps Winning, Takes St. Petersburg Title Over Coric

by Staff | September 22nd, 2019, 5:33 pm
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Daniil Medvedev continues to be on fire. After a hot summer, the Russian remains in form this fall after taking the St. Petersburg title today beating Borna Coric 6-3, 6-1.

In his fifth straight final, Medvedev dominated the Croat who had beaten him in four times in five prior matches. He never faced a break point in the match.

“It’s an amazing feeling,” said Medvedev after his third title of the season. “I decided that after Cincinnati, my style is going to be to try not to show any emotions when I win. I find it funny for myself.

“After the match, you could see how happy I was. Especially beating Borna, who is an amazing player,” he said. “I lost three times to him last year in a row. It was an amazing final and an amazing week. Many people didn’t believe in me this week.

“I came here to win and I did it.”

Medvedev has now won 24 of his last 27 matches.

Coric was playing his first event since suffering a back injury that forced him out of the US Open.

“He was the much better player on the court,” said Coric. “He did all the aspects better than me. I tried pretty much everything, all the tactics, all that I could think of. It didn’t work. He had answers to every question of mine.”

The 22-year-old Coric was seeking his third career title.

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