US Start 2021: Daniil Medvedev did a FIFA occasion after successful his first occupation Sizable Slam title

The 25-three hundred and sixty five days-primitive gave a cry out finest avid gamers will realize

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On Sunday afternoon, Daniil Medvedev defeated Novak Djokovic in the 2021 US Start males’s singles championship. The take used to be ancient in two senses: Medvedev won his first occupation Sizable Slam title and Djokovic’s list for history used to be sad in the process.

Djokovic entered the final having won 27 consecutive Sizable Slam suits. He needed correct another to alter into the first man since 1969 to take all four majors — the Australian Start, French Start, Wimbledon and US Start — in the identical three hundred and sixty five days, identified as the calendar-three hundred and sixty five days Sizable Slam.

Medvedev’s upset also shut down Djokovic’s chance (as a minimal, this season) to overtake his rivals, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, for the all-time represent of Sizable Slam singles titles. Now, Djokovic will enact out this tennis season level-headed tied with his ‘Grand Three’ rivals at 20 Sizable Slam titles each and every.

After successful championship point, the 25-three hundred and sixty five days-primitive Medvedev dropped to the bottom. In shock? In disbelief? Smartly, positive, but there could be more to it than that, it sounds as if. 


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It wasn’t somewhat the identical as the signature ‘drop to the bottom‘ occasion many tennis avid gamers stop upon successful. It used to be a piece varied. Medvedev gave an rationalization as to what precisely his occasion used to be at some stage in the put up-match trophy ceremony.

“Handiest legends will realize,” Medvedev prefaced. “What I did after the match is an L2 + Left. Thanks guys.”

What Medvedev appears to be referencing with his flop occasion is a transfer from the FIFA video game. If a FIFA participant presses two buttons on the PlayStation controller (L2 and left), this can consequence in the proper identical falling occasion Medvedev did after successful. So, Medvedev have to also indulge in a piece FIFA action in his free time. It be important to shock how long he used to be waiting to replicate this FIFA aim occasion for his genuine-existence occasion as soon as he won his first Sizable Slam title.

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