The national team of Ukraine headed by the most decorated player in history

Сборную Украины возглавил самый титулованный теннисист в истории

Andrei Medvedev (center)

The best tennis player in the history of independent Ukraine Andrei Medvedev will lead the national team at Davis Cup-2017.

In this position, finalist Roland Garros-1999 was replaced by Michael Filia, who worked with the Ukrainian team until the defeat in the playoffs of the World group of the Davis Cup from the Japanese. Filima himself, which he also directed and women’s team will focus on working with the girls, which next year will perform in the second World group fed Cup.

Earlier, Medvedev played in the national team as a coach-consultant.

As a player Andrew played for the Ukrainian national team for 10 years, during which he won 33 matches out of 43. Best position in the ATP rankings for him was the fourth place that he first occupied in may 1994. Over 11 years of active career Medvedev has won 11 tournaments, including 4 of the “masters”category.

6 June 1999 the Ukrainian became the first and to date last, someone managed to reach the final TBS. In the final of Roland Garros against Andre Agassi Medvedev was leading 2:0 in sets, but still missed the victory (6:1, 6:2, 4:6, 3:6, 4:6).

Recall that his first Davis Cup match in season 2017 Ukraine will hold the second round in the period from April 7 to 9, against the winner of the Portugal – Israel.

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