Daniil Medvedev reclaimed the world number two spot from Rafael Nadal in the latest ATP rankings released on Monday.
World No. 2 Daniil Medvedev has withdrawn from the Monte Carlo Masters after testing positive for COVID-19, the ATP Tour announced on Tuesday.
Top-seeded Daniil Medvedev crashed out of the Miami Open Wednesday on a day of upsets that also saw Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka ousted from the quarter-finals.
World number one Ashleigh Barty advanced to the semi-finals of the Miami Open on Tuesday as Russian top seed Daniil Medvedev booked his place in the quarter-finals of the men's tournament.
Daniil Medvedev needed just 56 minutes to subdue Lu 6-2, 6-2, firing nine aces with just one double fault as he advanced to a third-round meeting with Australian Alexei Popyrin.
Daniil Medvedev became only the fifth player to occupy the number two spot in the ATP rankings since July 2005.
This is Novak Djokovic's fifth different stint atop the ATP rankings. He spent 122 consecutive weeks as number one between July 2014 and November 2016.
Novak Djokovic defeated Daniil Medvedev in straight sets in the Australian Open men's singles final to clinch his 18th Grand Slam title on Sunday
Australian Open: Novak Djokovic now stands on the cusp of an 18th Grand Slam title and could by the end of the year be neck and neck with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal who have 20 each.
Australian Open: Daniil Medvedev defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 6-2, 7-5 to set up a clash with World No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the final on Sunday.
Australian Open: Daniil Medvedev beat Andrey Rublev 7-5, 6-3, 6-2 in the quarter-finals.
Australian Open: Andrey Rublev ensured Grand Slam history will be made for Russia after setting up an Australian Open quarter-final against compatriot Daniil Medvedev on Monday.
Australian Open: Daniil Medvedev defeated Filip Krajinovic 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 3-6, 6-0 to move into the fourth round.
Daniil Medvedev who turned 25, powered past Roberto Carballes Baena 6-2, 7-5, 6-1 on John Cain Arena for his 16th straight win dating back to November.
ATP Cup: World number four Daniil Medvedev and eighth-ranked Andrey Rublev have been the two hottest players on tour since last year's US Open, and proved to be pivotal for Russia.
Daniil Medvedev battled back from a set down to topple Alexander Zverev and power Russia into the ATP Cup final Saturday.
Daniil Medvedev came back from a set down to beat Dominic Thiem 4-6, 7-6 (7/2), 6-4 and win the ATP Finals title.
Rafael Nadal, who has never won the elite event in his illustrious career, faltered when serving for the match in the second set and was beaten 3-6, 7-6 (7/4), 6-3.