Daniil Medvedev’s weird celebration defined: why the Russian star pulled down his shorts to point out his thighs after defeating Australian John Millman – and its tie to tennis’s most ripped participant
- Daniil Medvedev talks about his unusual post-victory celebration
- Russian star says he was on show at his greatest health
- He was additionally laughing at Baahubali participant Marton Fukovic
Russian tennis star Daniil Medvedev has revealed why he pulled down his shorts after dispatching Australian wildcard John Millman in straight units on Wednesday night time to achieve the third spherical of the Australian Open.
The 26-year-old Medvedev received the match in opposition to the Australian veteran 7-5 6-2 6-2 in two hours and 9 minutes on the Margaret Court docket Enviornment.
Russian tennis star Daniil Medvedev shocked tennis followers when he pulled down his shorts after his second-round win on the Australian Open on Wednesday night time.
Medvedev, 26, received the match in opposition to the Australian veteran 7-5 6-2 6-2 in two hours and 9 minutes at Margaret Court docket Enviornment – then defined the explanation for his unusual celebration
The previous world No. 1 sealed the match with an ace after which rolled up his shorts to disclose the muscle tissues of his higher leg.
Medvedev later defined that he was ‘very drained’ within the match, so revealing his leg was a show of his glorious health degree.
The Russian additionally stated he was laughing at Hungarian Marton Fuksovics’ intense celebration after defeating Federico Coria within the first spherical.
The Russian additionally revealed that he was laughing at Hungarian Marton Fukovic’s intense celebration (pictured) after defeating Federico Coria within the first spherical.
After his four-hour five-set match on Court docket 17, the Burberry mannequin eliminated his fluorescent yellow shirt to disclose a particularly ripped physique, flexed his muscle tissues and screamed triumphantly.
‘It was type of to point out … how I felt about in all probability lots of people on social media, too,’ Medvedev stated.
‘Footage of Marten after the match… I believe I am solely a bit bit much less muscular than him, so it was additionally to snort about myself… I believe I’ve a bit muscle, however positively Not rather more than extra.’
Medvedev Says He Will get Stronger When He Lifts Weights, However It is Arduous To Inform From The Exterior
The lean 6’6 Russian admitted within the post-match press convention that he has lifted weights previously – however he hasn’t been in a position to get the identical outcomes as Fuksovic.
‘I bear in mind after I was 16 I used to be nonetheless practising in Russia, so that is the age the place you’ll be able to develop bodily, and normally you’ll be able to develop muscle tissues… I believe is that we did about 4 periods within the fitness center, adopted by actual (muscle work) protein shakes,’ he stated.
‘Actually, you’ll be able to’t see something. I acquired stronger, I do know I acquired stronger. I can raise heavy weights. However wanting within the mirror would not change something.
‘In order that’s how I’m. I prefer it.’
Medvedev will subsequent face world No. 31 Sebastian Korda.