Medvedev wins 2nd Young Guns contest

November 18, 2016

After the successful inaugural contest last year, the title of the “Sponsor’s Trophy” goes to Daniil Medvedev. Aged 20 years old and ranked 98th in the rankings now, the young Russian has receive his $50.000 winner’s cheque at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London, following in the footsteps of Denis Kudla (who reached a high ranking of 53rd in the rankings).


Over the duration of the contest, Medvedev gained 186 places in the ATP rankings and defeated Grégoire Barrère (FRA), Mitchell Krueger (USA) et Omar Jasika (AUS). On the social networks (a key aspect of this contest), Daniil was able to animate his fans by using the hashtag #TeamDaniil.

Daniil Medvedev is very proud to have won the 2nd Young Guns Contest: “I would like to thank my fans who supported me from the beginning, and also to Tecnifibre for this incredible opportunity given to me. It is a real stepping stone for the next season”.

Guillaume Ducruet, Sports Marketing Manager says: “This year the contest was very close! Our 4 players fought closely with each other and were able to produce good results both on and off the court. Finally, Daniil made the difference by winning the last challenger of the season at St Remy de Provence. We are proud to have him in the Top 100.”