Daniil Medvedev gets congratulated by renowned celebrities after victory over Novak Djokovic

On Sunday, Daniil Medvedev won the 2021 US Open final, defeating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-4, 6-4, creating history. He won his first major title by defeating one of the greatest players to grace the game.

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Medvedev wins his first major title against Djokovic. Source: crowdwisdom.live

Djokovic’s bid to break a three-way tie for the most major titles in men’s tennis history with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal (20 each) was stopped by Medvedev’s unexpected victory.

But a Djokovic victory would have meant more than that. It would also have completed the calendar-year Grand Slam, making Djokovic the first man since 1969 to win all four majors in the same year: the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, and US Open.

This would have meant a great deal to Djokovic and in general, to the sport of tennis. As a result, it’s no surprise that the stars turned out in force to witness the match in New York on Sunday.

Tweets come pouring in for both the players

From Brad Pitt and Bradley Cooper to Spike Lee and Maria Sharapova, everyone was n attendance as Medvedev became the only player to defeat Djokovic in a Grand Slam in 2021.

Stars turned to social media to react to Medvedev’s victory as he put the finishing touches on a stunning upset. LeAnn Rimes Cibrian tweeted that, “Uh, my heart breaks for @DjokerNole #Djoovic #USOpen2021

Congrats to #Medvedev WOW!

Andy Roddick also tweeted saying, “Flawless match strategy by Medvedev. He deserved the win today. We still need to acknowledge how phenomenal Novak was this year (and for 15 years) Was fun to watch. Congrats to both!!”

Genie Bouchard also congratulated both the players for their display, “OMG, I like Meddy don’t get me wrong but history would have been amazing. Novak is the GOAT and deserves it.”

Nemanja Nedovic also tweeted saying “3 grand slams this year, World number 1 and FAR from over!”

Djokovic and Medvedev’s match has also surprised many people!

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