Daniil Medvedev examined out his motor-racing abilities in the course of the low season with former F1 driver Daniil Kvyat in Abu Dhabi. He shared pictures and movies from his go to to the Formula 1 monitor on X (previously Twitter). The World No.3 males’s tennis participant was within the United Arab Emirates not too long ago, seemingly holidaying forward of the beginning of the brand new tennis calendar 12 months.
The Russian is among the many tennis gamers who’s extraordinarily enthusiastic about F1. On social media, he as soon as shared pictures of him go-karting with skilled race drivers. And not too long ago, Medvedev suited up and bought behind the wheel, doing a couple of laps within the Formula 1 automobile. He additionally posted a picture along with his namesake, captioning it ‘Two Daniils!’.
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Andrey Rublev additionally joined Daniil Medvedev as the 2 ATP professionals shared many pictures collectively. The duo additionally seemingly attended a presentation in regards to the technical particulars of sure race automobiles.
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Medvedev and Rublev are each ardent F1 followers, typically interacting with Formula 1 stars. Former Red Bull F1 racer and fellow Russian Kvyat has a longstanding affiliation with the 2021 US Open champion.
Daniil Medvedev is an avid F1 fan, has joked a few profession in it many occasions
Daniil Medvedev and Daniil Kvyat’s friendship goes again a good distance. In February 2022, the World No.3 hit the go-karting course with the latter and one other F1 star, Alex Albon. He joked he wouldn’t be taking part in tennis any extra and is coaching for Formula 1. This was presumably Medvedev taking a dig at himself for his 2022 Australian Open ultimate loss to Rafael Nadal.
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Medvedev has been noticed within the stands at a number of F1 Grand Prix races, together with in Spain and Monte Carlo. In an interview in the course of the 2023 Italian Open, which he finally gained, he light-heartedly mentioned he may pursue a profession in motorsports after retiring from tennis. This was after he admitted his outfit on the day appeared like a checkered end flag and revealed a majority of individuals advised him he ought to have change into an F1 driver as a substitute (by way of (*1*)).
In July 2023, Medvedev additionally attended the birthday celebration of Kvyat’s daughter, the place Max Verstappen was additionally current. Kvyat’s ex-girlfriend Kelly Piquet, with whom he had his daughter, is at the moment in a relationship with the reigning F1 champion.
Tennis and Formula 1 are steadily creating an in depth relationship to mutually enhance fan engagement. With their profound love for motorsport, count on Medvedev in addition to Rublev to be an important a part of it.