The eighth racket of the world, Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev, in the final of the Western &Southern Open competitions defeated the Belgian David Goffin, who occupies the 19th place in the world ranking, – 7/6 (3), 6/4.
For 1 hour 39 minutes of the match, Daniel made nine aces and two breaks, making a mistake when serving once. While David filed right through five times and realized one break point, making seven double mistakes. The result of personal meetings of opponents was 2: 1 in favor of the Russian.
The title of the tournament in Cincinnati was the second for the season and the fifth in his career, bringing him $ 1,114,225 prize and 1000 rating points. Goffin will receive $ 564.005 in prize money and 600 ranking points. Daniel will be the fifth racket of the world.
This is the first Masters-level victory in Medvedev’s career. Medvedev played the third final in three weeks (Washington, Montreal and Cincinnati), lost the first two. This victory was for the 44th Russian of the season – he strengthened the title of tennis player with the largest number of matches won in a year – Nadal, the second, 41 victory. Daniel’s career record – 48 wins per year.