Medvedev Captures Winston-Salem Open

published: Aug, 26, 2018

by: Nima Naderi

Winston-Salem Open—N.C., U.S.A.

Unseeded Russian Daniil Medvedev captured his second title of the year at the Winston-Salem Open on Saturday, defeating American Steve Johnson, 6-4, 6-4.

Using his potent serve to deliver eight aces, Medvedev won 88 percent of his first serve points and broke serve on two occasions. Improving to 4-1 against Johnson in lifetime meetings, Medvedev also notched his 26th singles victory of the season.

Johnson, who was attempting to win his third title of 2018, fell to 26-18 on the year. The American had previously won titles in Houston, Texas and Newport, R.I. earlier in 2018.

Nima Naderi

Founder and Creative Director of He has over 25 years of coaching experience and is an award winning coach with the PTR. Nima has written articles for the,, TennisViewMagazine and Tennis Pro Magazine. He is also the co-host of the TennisConnected PodCast, the Operations Director for Premium Court and the Tournament Director for the Caribbean Cup Tennis Series.

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