In the last days Ukraine heavily influenced by the start of the invasion by Russia. That’s why thousands of sports figures in this country took up arms and started their defense Kiev. Now comes the news that Andrei Medvedevfinalist Roland Garros in 1999, he joined the fight for his country.
The news was announced by the former Ukrainian tennis player Sergey Stakhovsky. Stakhovsky made headlines in recent days for joining the militia and defending his country against Russian attacks. However, in the last few hours he shared a photo with Andrei Medvedev, Captain of the Ukrainian Davis Cup team and Finalist Roland Garros in 1999.
“World tennis legend Andrei Medvedev remains in kyiv and ready to face the enemy. I am very happy to see the captain of the Ukrainian national tennis team, Andrei Medvedev. Ukrainian Patriots“, wrote Stakhovsky on his Twitter account. Instagramwhere he shares the day to day War.
Medvedev . Career
Despite coinciding with his last name, Medvedev has nothing to do with the number one person in the world, the Russian Daniel Medvedev. Her career in professional tennis is admirable. Considered the best tennis player in his country’s history, the Ukrainian was one step closer to maximum glory by reaching the Roland Garros final in 1999.
On that occasion he played the final against America Andre Agassi. Medvedev played the final like charm and went two sets ahead with a 6-1 6-2 win. However, Agassi had a historic comeback and won the final with 1-6 2-6 6-4 6-3 and 6-4. Medvedev won several titles and became number 4 in the ranking ATP.
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