Russian superstar "Daniil Medvedev" won his 4th title of 2023 after defeating Jannik Sinner in a hard-fought final in Miami on Sunday 2nd April 2023.
* It was Medvedev's maiden title triumph at the prestigious Miami Open as the former World No.1 extended his record to 24-1 in his last five events on what has been a terrific run on hard courts.
* Daniil Medvedev overcame Jannik Sinner, who is also in red-hot form in the new season, 7-5, 6-3 to win his fifth Masters 1000 title and 19th overall.
* Incidentally, each of Medvedev's 19 different title wins on the tour have come in different events. It was also Medvedev's first Masters 1000 level victory since Toronto in 2021.
* Medvedev, who showcased his rock solid baseline game, defeated Jannik Sinner in the final on the tour for the second time after his triumph over the Italian in Rotterdam in February. The Russian now leads Sinner 7-0 in head-to-head meetings.
* It was a disappointing finish for Sinner as he battled past World No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz in the semi-final in a stunning encounter only to falter in the final hurdle.
* Medvedev, who reached the final of Indian Wells Masters last month and lost to Carlos Alcaraz, will move to No. 4 from No. 5 in the ATP men's singles rankings, which will be updated on Monday.
* The former US Open champion was going through patch form in 2022. After his shocking 3-round exit at Australian Open, Medvedev has looked in top form, extending his season's record to 24-3...
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