On his way, the 24-year-old even surpassed Roger Federer and became World No. For his full-time coach Gilles Cervara, it was the Russian’s 2017 Wimbledon win against Stan Wawrinka that started it all.. Frenchman Cervara owns the Elite Tennis Centre in Cannes, and he has been Medvedev’s coach since late 2017. But that was never too much Daniil's style. Andy went on to comment that his coach, Gilles Cervara seemed like he “didn’t give a sh*t” after Medvedev’s win. Ever since, Medvedev has been on the rise. It happens to all of us, and at all levels. The ATP Tour is resuming its season on 20 August with qualifying at the Western & Southern Open, which is being held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center due to COVID-19. It’s his way of celebrating.”. Often it doesn't work. Apart from having his academy in Mallorca and…. Moving ahead, Cervara mentioned that he had like to celebrate, but he cannot because Daniil does not. Bienvenue dans Sans Filet, votre rendez-vous tennis sur Winamax TV avec Marie Beljean, Benoit Maylin et Julien Varlet ! More than just isolating it and possibly working on it, it's about the player being able to use the upper hand he has had throughout the game, such as taking breaking or holding a break for an entire set until the end of the set. But it is undeniable that Francisca has helped him improve in both areas. You must also and above all continue to fight because the opponent may, just like you, feel emotions that will hinder him when it comes time to conclude. As long as the Russian is winning big tournaments, it matters less whether he celebrates or not. Andrey Rublev Diego Schwartzman Rafael Nadal. First of all, to have a match point, you have to play the game well. As far as celebrations go, Medvedev has its own uncanny style. Russia's Daniil Medvedev celebrates with the trophy after winning the final match against Austria's Dominic Thiem Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs. Thinking back, for example, "I had match points earlier and I missed them." Du très très lourd aujourd'hui sur la chaine ! Do you have other examples? Medvedev went on to lift the ATP Finals trophy, going undefeated in … Medvedev went on to lift the ATP Finals trophy, going undefeated in … He has also managed to break into the US Open Final for the first time, eventually losing to Rafael Nadal. He has often handled an end of match or a match point well. Daniil received his breakthrough year in 2019 with six consecutive finals appearances and also by winning three Masters events. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, https://www.lequipe.fr/Tennis/Actualites/Gilles-cervara-la-balle-de-match-n-est-pas-une-fin-en-soi/1175723. So the match point is not an end in itself? Daniil defeated American Frances Tiafoe in three relatively easy sets in the Round of 16 at the US Open (6-4, 6-1, 6-0), and at the end of the match, you can feel that Tiafoe is so dominated that he doesn't play anymore. Gilles said, “I find that stupid, but it’s him and so there is nothing else to say. This is often the most difficult part of tennis. The sensational Russian Tennis player already has the Shanghai Masters title under his belt, after defeating Zverev 6-4,6-1. The ATP Tour is resuming its season on 20 August with qualifying … It's also not good to project yourself when you think you've already arrived. In your opinion, is there a wrong way to approach a match point psychologically? Coach of the Year Gilles Cervara (Daniil Medvedev), Juan Ignacio Chela (Diego Schwartzman), Nicolas Massu (Dominic Thiem), Riccardo Piatti (Jannik Sinner), Fernando Vicente (Andrey Rublev) Follow us on Twitter @T365Official and like our Facebook page. Gilles Cervara on Medvedev's Future: He Can Win Slams - Tennis Now. How does it work? Gilles Cervara recently spoke about Novak Djokovic's double faults in the 1st set of his match against Daniil Medvedev. Missing a shot, losing a game, a set, a match. Unconscious changes in tactics, unsuitable emotions, and so on. “We are trying to improve all the time,” Medvedev said. After a stunning conclusion to the 2020 season that saw Daniil Medvedev win titles at Paris-Bercy and the ATP Finals, the Russian and his coach, Gilles Cervara … And, when he won the tournament, he turned to me and he did that with his racket,” Cervara said. Secondly, each one is different from one match to another. Also Read: “Would Be Really Dangerous”: Daniil Medvedev Raises Huge Concerns Over Australian Open 2021, Essentially Sports © 2020 | All Rights Reserved, “Want to Take to the Big Cities”: Rafael Nadal’s Manager on Global Expansion of His Tennis Academy, “Would Be Really Dangerous”: Daniil Medvedev Raises Huge Concerns Over Australian Open 2021, “20 Is Just Another Step”: Roger Federer Sends Heartwarming Message to Rafael Nadal After French Open Glory, “Weaknesses? I Don’t See That”: Dominic Thiem Heaps Huge Praise on Alexander Zverev, “I Hated Putting on Pads”: NBA Could Have Lost Kawhi Leonard to NFL, If Not For This Bizarre Reason. He, just lately, overtook Roger Federer’s World No. It's a bad way to approach these moments because the player doesn't rely on any solid and conscious resource. Yeah, Gilles comes off as a very intelligent and clear-headed coach here; not hard to see why it works well with him and Daniil (who plays a very subtle and intelligent game). Novak Djokovic handed group stage’s opening set to … Do you sometimes feel Medvedev uneasy at the prospect of closing a match ? While one might expect him to be all over the place, Daniil accepted the win with a calm demeanor. It has made him progress enormously internally and allowed him to concretize his physical and tennis work as well as his intrinsic potential of course. Generally speaking, what should not be done?   On the court, during training, with the player, through specific situations that I call "score management", but I won't betray any secrets with Daniil. As a coach, I really want to take the opportunity to praise this coaching work because, in my opinion, it is too often put aside or misunderstood. They play as it comes. An extremely complete player with a unique playing style is what Medvedev has developed into over the years. Depending on the players, you can feel a tense attitude or fragile emotional state as the end approaches. Coach Gilles Cervara is happy with the progress he is seeing in the game of Daniil Medvedev as he thinks his pupil has improved in many areas, per We Love Tennis France. Gilles Cervara began coaching Daniil Medvedev full-time towards the end of 2017 when the Russian moved to Cannes, France, where his sister, Elena, lived. Coach Gilles Cervara: Even now I have no problems motivating Daniil Medvedev to work VIRAL. Of the 12 editions of year-end tournaments in London, it’s first (Davydenko – 2009) and the last winner has been a Russian tennis player. Chosen by his peers as Coach Of The Year in the 2019 ATP Awards; Cervara guided Medvedev to an ATP Tour-best 59 match wins, 46 hard-court wins and nine final appearances in 2019, in addition to … Coaching Daniil Medvedev; Coaching Career Highlights. Status. His coach Gilles Cervara has been part of the journey and the Russian feels they have grown together. “Like any relationship between coach and player, we can have our tough moments [and] our good moments. #Tennis #ATP #Medvedev Professional since 2014, Daniil had his breakthrough season in 2019 where he won two Masters 1000, St. Petersburg and Sofia. Aproximadamente el 17-08-20 Tweet But Cervara also shares a story of their first ATP title at Sydney in 2018. “When he was putting winning points, I jokingly said, ‘you act like you have a gun in your hand and you blow at the end of the thing’. Rafael Nadal is expanding his business portfolio. Starting with Gilles Cervara, the coach of World No.5 Daniil Medvedev, has already been elected as the winner of this award once, at the end of 2019 season.Medvedev had a breakthrough season in 2019 and Cervara has been with the Russian full time since 2017.. Even though many details of the Grand Slam are still uncertain, the players have begun their pre-season training. Daniil Medvedev speaks on his relationship with coach Gilles Cervara http://ow.ly/gMAl50zMjAJ Does the match point have to be thought of in a specific way? Gilles Cervara, the French coach of Daniil Medvedev, number 5 in the world, gives keys on the best way to approach a match point. The mental work Daniil has been doing with Francisca Dauzet (professional performance coach) for a number of months (just before the Wimbledon tournament in 2018) is remarkable. The 24-year-old Russian participant Daniil Medvedev has upped his sport to an awesome extent in these previous few years. If he is forced to fight on the point, the harder it is, the more his emotions may make him play less well and certainly miss. Le coach de Daniil Medvedev est tout simplement venu taper la discute avec votre serviteur. His back-to-back title wins will be challenged at the next tournament – 2021 Australian Open. However, his non-celebratory approach after defeating Dominic Thiem in the finals at London has been a trending subject ever-since. In 2020, the Russian had a disappointing start, but he remained in the competition and won the last two ATP tournaments. Well, we asked Gilles Cervara, Daniil's coach, elected Coach of the Year in 2019 by the ATP, to give you some advice to help you accomplish your Next Shot! Tennis - Gilles Cervara, who has been working with Russian star Daniil Medvedev since 2014, says the young Russian was among the top juniors in the world but it … It is rather a general emotional management. For the World No. Gilles Cervara est un jeune coach qui aura 39 ans le 2 janvier prochain. To win his first ATP Finals tournament, the Russian had to steer past the Top 3 players of the season. 4, his participation in Down Under remains unconfirmed. Gilles Cervara, the French coach of Daniil Medvedev, number 5 in the world, gives keys on the best way to approach a match point. Novak Djokovic’s error-prone game against Daniil Medvedev in the group stages of the ATP Finals gave the latter belief to upstage the Serb, according to the Russian’s French coach, Gilles Cervara. Taking Medvedev to two tournament finals where he eventually became champion this year, the Paris Masters and ATP Finals, Cervara … Winner of the Paris Masters and the ATP Finals, Russia’s Daniil Medvedev ended his 2020 season in great style. Italian Fabio Fognini, who has landed in Perth barely 24 hours earlier, wanting to spend more time in Barcelona following the recent birth of his daughter, Farah, is landing big shots, taking the first set 6-1. Hors du sérail, il s'est fabriqué tout seul après une carrière de joueur sans grand relief. The Russian’s coach, Gilles Cervara, reflected upon the progress and the plan ahead. Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version) SOURCE: https://www.lequipe.fr/Tennis/Actualites/Gilles-cervara-la-balle-de-match-n-est-pas-une-fin-en-soi/1175723, Wow this is awesome. It's also done off the court. Does the match point have to be thought of in a specific way? His coach, Gilles Cervara expressed his views on the same. At the very end of his match against the Russian Andrey Rublev during the tiebreak of the third set in the US Open quarters (7-6, 6-3, 7-6), the context of his match point is totally different. Interview Gilles Cervara, coach de Daniil Medvedev ! He won conclusively against all – Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem. Gilles Cervara began coaching Daniil Medvedev full-time towards the end of 2017 when the Russian moved to Cannes, France, where his sister, Elena, lived. In these moments, the player can be overwhelmed by what's going on in his head. In fact, you have to avoid all mental projections that take away the chances of performing at the right time. For his part, Daniil had the intelligence and humility to accept to be accompanied to progress and work on this invisible dimension. I wouldn't restrict it to his endgame or his game balls per se. Murray was left baffled by the duo’s reaction to the greatest win of their career. Aproximadamente hace 9 horas Tweet Gilles Cervara on Medvedev's Future: ... Daniil Medvedev's Coach, Gilles Cervara, Reveals What 'Saves A Player's Life' - ATP Tour. For me, the match point is only the result of what happened throughout the match. No, for several reasons. Sometimes some players don't have any pre-constructed mental strategy. For me, the match point is only the result of what happened throughout the match. Gilles Cervara. Gilles Cervara recently spoke about Novak Djokovic's double faults in the 1st set of his match against Daniil Medvedev. When the match point arrives (a huge slap from Medvedev on Tiafoe's serve that makes him miss his volley), it is approached by Daniil in a form of continuity. However little do individuals know concerning the coach and the crew that works behind the Russian 24×7. Press J to jump to the feed. According to his coach, Daniil has never been big on celebrating his wins. However, planning ahead of time, Daniil and Coach Cervara shared a house with a … In 2020, the Russian had a disappointing start, but he remained … Ever since, Medvedev has been on the rise. Is this mental work precisely reflected in the way Daniil handles his match balls? 4. Official tennis player profile of Gilles Cervara on the ATP Tour. With his win in London, Medvedev also wrote an epic end for the Russians at the O2 Arena. Your concentration and emotional management need to be sharpened like a sniper making his shot. Yes, completely. It has not been an easy year for tennis players as the tournament resumed with strict restrictions. Daniil Medvedev was concerned that he wasn’t landing his first serve. Professional since 2014, Daniil had his breakthrough season in 2019 where he won two Masters 1000, St. Petersburg and Sofia. 4 place after profitable the 2020 Rolex Paris Masters. Gilles Cervara, Daniil's coach, tells us more about the great season of his young Russian player. Gilles Cervara recently spoke about the ability of players like Roger Federer to constantly work on their game. I love thorough interviews with coaches like this. Coach of the Year Gilles Cervara (Daniil Medvedev) Juan Ignacio Chela (Diego Schwartzman) Nicolas Massu (Dominic Thiem) Riccardo Piatti … Sitting in the Team Zone are the Russian's coach Gilles Cervara and Marat Safin, the captain of Team Russia, at the inaugural ATP Cup. His coach, Gilles Cervara expressed his views on the same.