Daniil Medvedev met Daria in 2014. They dated for four years before marrying in 2018 when Medvedev was just 22. Daria Medvedeva played tennis as a junior. Being a former tennis player herself, she understands the game and the challenges that Medvedev has to deal with on the court. Medvedev has credited Daria for his success on the court.
Daniil Medvedev’s wife Daria was once a promising junior tennis player. She was even ranked in the top 100 rankings. But when her tennis career was stalled due to injuries, she decided to study journalism in Moscow at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations. She also attended the Lomonosov Moscow State University.
She gave me a lot of confidence. I always say that it’s the moment I made the proposal to her, that’s when I started to go up.
– Daniil Medvedev
TV cameras frequently show Daria’s expressions during Daniil Medvedev‘s matches. When Medvedev smashes a racquet or argues with the umpire, Daria is often annoyed at his behavior.
Daria is originally from Moscow but the couple now lives in Monte Carlo like many tennis players. She acts as a manager for Medvedev often handling his trips and planning his business activities.
In 2021, Medvedev won his first grand slam title beating Novak Djokovic. With his victory, he also denied Djokovic his record 21st grand slam title and also a calendar grand slam. Medvedev reached the top of the men’s rankings in 2022.
Daniil Medvedev is one of the most well-known athletes in Russia. Medvedev and Daria have appeared in many Russian magazines. They appeared in a provocative picture in the Tatler magazine in 2021.