Djokovic vs Medvedev Head to Head

Novak Djokovic and Daniil Medvedev have played each other a total of thirteen times on tour with Novak currently leading their Head to Head 9-4.

The last time they played each other was in the semifinals of the 2023 Adelaide International 1, with Novak winning the match in straight sets (6-3, 6-4).

The first Djokovic vs Medvedev match was in 2017 in a Davis Cup match between Serbia and Russia with Novak winning the match after Daniil retired in the fourth set.

Djokovic vs Medvedev Head to Head

Djokovic and Medvedev H2H Stats

Novak DjokovicvsDaniil Medvedev
1987Year born1996
2003 Year turned Pro2014
Right handedPlaysRight handed
Two handed backhandBackhandTwo handed backhand
9Matches won4
69% (9/13)Winning Percentage31% (4/13)
8Hard Court Wins3
0Clay Court Wins1
1Grass Court Wins0
2Finals1
1Grand Slam Finals1
1Master 1000s Finals0
1ATP World Tour Finals1

Grand Slam H2H

Daniil and Novak have played each other a total of three times in grand slam tournaments with Novak leading the grand slam head to head 2-1.

To date, they have played each other twice at the Australian Open and once at the US Open but they have yet to play each other at the French Open or at the Wimbledon championships.

Their last grand slam match was at the 2021 US Open, where Daniil beat Novak in straight sets in the final (6-4, 6-4, 6-4).

YearGrand SlamRoundWinnerMatch Score
2021US OpenFinalD.Medvedev6-4, 6-4, 6-4
2021Australian OpenFinalN.Djokovic7-5, 6-2, 6-2
2019Australian OpenRound of 16N.Djokovic6-4, 6-7, 6-2, 6-3

Head to Head by Court Surface

Medvedev and Djokovic have played each other a total of eight times on indoor and outdoor hard courts, once on grass and once on clay.

Hard Courts

They have played each other a total of eleven times on hard courts with Novak leading their head to head on hard courts 8-3.

YearTournamentRoundWinnerMatch Score
2023Adeliade International 1SemifinalsN.Djokovic6-3, 6-4
2022ATP FinalsGroup StageN.Djokovic6-3, 6-7, 7-6
2022Astana OpenSemifinalsD.Medvedev4-6, 7-6 Retired
2021Paris MastersFinalN.Djokovic4-6, 6-3, 6-3
2021US OpenFinalD.Medvedev6-4, 6-4, 6-4
2021Australian OpenFinalN.Djokovic7-5, 6-2, 6-2
2020ATP FinalsGroup StageD.Medvedev6-3, 6-3
2020ATP CupSemifinalsN.Djokovic6-1, 5-7, 6-4
2019Cincinnati MastersSemifinalsD.Medvedev3-6, 6-3, 6-3
2019Australian OpenRound of 16N.Djokovic6-4, 6-7, 6-2, 6-3
2017Davis CupGroup StageN.Djokovic3-6, 6-4, 6-1, 1-0 (Retired)

Grass

They have only ever played each other once in a grass court tournament and that was in Eastbourne in 2017.

YearTournamentRoundWinnerMatch Score
2017EastbourneSemifinalsN.Djokovic6-4, 6-4

Clay

Their only meeting on clay to date was at the 2019 Monte Carlo Masters with Daniil winning the match in three sets.

YearTournamentRoundWinnerMatch Score
2019Monte Carlo MastersQuarterfinalsD.Medvedev6-3, 4-6, 6-2

Matches Played per Year

Below is a summary of the matches played between Novak and Daniil over the years, with their first match being in 2017 and their most recent match being in 2023.

YearMatchesN.DjokovicD.MedvedevH2H
2017222-0
20182-0
20192123-2
20202114-3
20213216-4
2022228-4
2023119-4

Below are the match highlights from a classic match at the Paris Masters in 2021.

Their last match was in the semifinals of the 2023 Adelaide International, which was played on Saturday, the 7th of January 2023.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many times has Novak lost to Medvedev?

Daniil has beaten Novak a total of four times (2019 Monte Carlo Masters, 2019 Cincinnati Masters, 2020 ATP Finals, and the 2021 US Open).

How many times have they played each other?

They have played each other a total of eleven times (2017 Davis Cup, 2017 Eastbourne, 2019 Australian Open, 2019 Monte Carlo Masters, 2019 Cincinnati Masters, 2020 ATP Cup, 2020 ATP Finals, 2021 Australian Open, 2021 US Open, 2021 Paris Masters, 2022 Astana Open, and 2022 Year End Finals).

When did they first play each other?

Their first match was in a Davis cup match in 2017, where Novak won the match after Daniil retired in the fourth set 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, 1-0 (Retired).

Who was younger when they won their first Grand Slam?

Novak was 20 when he won the 2008 Australian Open while Daniil was 25 when he won the 2021 US Open.

Are they friends off the court?

They are friends on and off the court and have often practiced together.