37 Inspiring Quotes From Daniil Medvedev (2023 Updated)

Player name: Daniil Medvedev, Tennis player.

Daniil Medvedev is a professional tennis player from Russia who was born in Moscow. Daniil started playing tennis when he was just 13 years old and he did really well in his junior career, winning 109 matches and only losing 43.

Daniil made his big debut in the ATP main draw in 2015 at the Kremlin Cup. And in 2018, he won his first big tournament at the Sydney International! He’s really good at playing on hard courts and is known for being a counterpuncher and having a really strong return of serve.

In 2022, Daniil became the number one ranked player in the world. He’s actually the third Russian man to ever achieve this ranking. And in 2020, he did something really amazing – he beat the world’s top 3 players in one tournament!

Daniil Medvedev is a talented tennis player from Russia who’s really good at playing on hard courts. He’s known for his strong return of serve and his consistency in hitting the ball where he wants it to go.

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  1. I try to learn some things every day, try to improve, and if I do something wrong, I try not to make the same mistake.” – Daniil Medvedev

  2. I always say the rankings show the results, the better results you have in the year, especially in the biggest tournaments, the better your ranking will be.” – Daniil Medvedev

  3. What you have in your mind is usually much more important that (sic) what other people think or talk about you.” – Daniil Medvedev

  4. Kids are born with an inner trust in the world, they believe so much in everything: in people, in love, in safety and justice, in their chances in life. Let’s be together and show them it’s true, because every kid shouldn’t stop dreaming.” – Daniil Medvedev

  5. For me the most important is hard work on myself, trying to improve my game, to be a better player, so [I] try to win every tournament I play.” – Daniil Medvedev

  6. Tennis has a short memory, so it’s something I’ll remember for all my life, but I want to continue improving every day.” – Daniil Medvedev

  7. Even when making mistakes you can continue to be yourself and just show who you really are and not when you are angry and lost your temper.” – Daniil Medvedev

  8. My mentality… I can have a lot of different ones but I think the most important one for me is to be 100% every day when you practice or when you play a match. Sometimes it’s not possible but that should be the goal.” – Daniil Medvedev

  9. Pressure is about winning and about trying to be a better player every day.” – Daniil Medvedev

  10. I like pressure because it makes you become better next time.” – Daniil Medvedev

  11. The further you go, the tougher it is.” – Daniil Medvedev

  12. There are people coming to support you even if probably they don’t really know who you are, but there are people supporting juniors. It’s great moments. That’s the moment where you’re like, ‘Wow, I want to be there in this Grand Slams playing against the best people in the world.” – Daniil Medvedev

  13. There are some moments in my career where I think this kid was doubting if he should continue to dream about these big things or not.” – Daniil Medvedev

  14. I try to work hard on… not being scared of anything and just learning, even if I do mistakes, not being scared to repeat them but try not to repeat them.” – Daniil Medvedev

  15. Me, personally in life, I try to respect every opinion because every human life is different. You show a tennis ball to 100 people I’m sure some of them are going to say it’s green, and not yellow.” – Daniil Medvedev

  16. Everyone you face gonna try to beat you, try to play good. People start to know how to play you. So you have to change all the time, try to adapt also.” – Daniil Medvedev

  17. Starting from when I was really young, no matter which game I played, I hated losing.” – Daniil Medvedev

  18. My greatest strengths is consistency.” – Daniil Medvedev

  19. Every time you win a tournament, you have a lot of confidence which can help you win matches.” – Daniil Medvedev

  20. I try to do all the same: hard work, just try to win. I always said my first goal is to win every match I play. This doesn’t change.” – Daniil Medvedev

  21. If you have a day off, of course you don’t think about tennis. Other than that, every moment I’m on the court I’m trying to think, Okay, how can I win the match? Every time I’m in practice, I’m trying to think, What should I work to be better in the tournaments?” – Daniil Medvedev

  22. If you miss the ball, you lose the point. You need to put it in the court no matter how hard it is. That’s kind of my mentality.” – Daniil Medvedev

  23. All my life I will be working to be higher than what I am.” – Daniil Medvedev

  24. My first goal is still the same; namely, to be better every day with each training, each tournament, to win tournaments. It’s been working well so far. It’s a source of real pleasure.” – Daniil Medvedev

  25. When you step into the semifinals, you can only think about winning! .” – Daniil Medvedev

  26. I’m always very hungry for victories, which is the reason why I’m playing tennis. We all love tennis, but we don’t play just to hit the ball. We all want to win. This is the reason why I’m playing. This is why I’m practicing.” – Daniil Medvedev

  27. Talking about challenges, the thing is that life is a challenge for everybody. If we go day-by-day, I would find a challenge every day. To wake up sometimes is not easy, if you have a practice in the morning.” – Daniil Medvedev

  28. Every time you get a title, you feel great and you feel like this winning feeling is back, you are back, you can get even bigger titles, even bigger wins. But that’s all about confidence, and confidence, as it can go really fast, it can go away really fast with one loss.” – Daniil Medvedev

  29. Everyone you face gonna try to beat you, try to play good. People start to know how to play you. So you have to change all the time, try to adapt also.” – Daniil Medvedev

  30. You have to focus on yourself, try to win no matter who you play.” – Daniil Medvedev

  31. You have to focus as much as you can on yourself, try to show your best tennis, and that’s when you can win Grand Slams and big tournaments.” – Daniil Medvedev

  32. The higher you climb the rankings, the further you want to go. I have been No. 2 for quite a long time. I have been playing pretty well. Of course, yeah, I want to, you know, become No. 1, win 25 slams, or something like this.” – Daniil Medvedev

  33. If you win the tournament, it’s great. If you lose a match, did you give everything you could, did you play good. If yes, then congrats to the opponent, let’s go for the next one.” – Daniil Medvedev

  34. The most important is just to listen to your body and to kind of feel, okay, if you did two hours of practice and you feel that your knee starts to hurt, you need to stop your practice. You should not say to yourself, Okay, I’m going to do one more and it will stop hurting.” – Daniil Medvedev

  35. No matter if you drop or if you go higher and higher, it’s going to be different situations around you in your life that you have to deal with and still be able to play good on the tennis court.” – Daniil Medvedev

  36. If you try to stay the same and try to stay on the same place, you’re going to regress. I heard it from many champions and from many people in life, businessmen or whatever. I follow this advice. I try to improve every day. Sometimes it works; sometimes it doesn’t. Sometimes I get crazy on the court; sometimes not.” – Daniil Medvedev

  37. Every time you’re at deuce, the most important is stay there as much as you can, put pressure on your opponent, make him miss first serves. If he makes it, try to put the ball in play.” – Daniil Medvedev



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