"I actually thought the last ball was in": Medvedev hilariously thanks umpire for awarding him Rome Open on debatable match point

Daniil Medvedev thanked the umpire after his final match against Holger Rune at the Rome Open believing that a ball was in while the umpire called it out.

Medvedev won his maiden clay trophy in Rome by beating Holger Rune in the final and it was the conclusion of a really great week by the Russian who was never known to like clay. He finally proved to himself that he can be great on it and everybody is taking notice ahead of Roland Garros, especially with no Nadal.

During his speech, Medvedev thanked umpire Carlos Bernardes for calling out a ball wide which converted a match point for the Russian. He admitted during the speech that he thought the ball was good:

"I have to says thanks to Carlos. I don’t see him. Because I actually thought the last ball was in, and it was out by far. He saw it first. So, thank you, Carlos! I don’t see him but yeah, thanks a lot. Otherwise, I would continue the point and that would be…."

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