OREANDA-NEWS. Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev, after reaching the semifinals of the Australian Open, secured a place in the top 3 of the world ranking of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), the organization's official Twitter reports.

The new version of the ATP rankings will be published on Monday 22 February. Thanks to the result achieved at the Australian Open, Medvedev will definitely overtake Austrian Dominic Tim, who is currently in third place.

After defeating compatriot Andrei Rublev in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open, Medvedev was able to take the third line of the world ranking, which was previously occupied by Austrian Dominic Tim. Serb Novak Djokovic and Spaniard Rafael Nadal occupy the first two lines of the rating of the world's best tennis players.

In addition, if a Russian wins his first Grand Slam title in Melbourne, he will be able to move up to second position.

Medvedev managed to make his way to the semifinals of the Australian Open on Monday, after the Russian defeated his compatriot Andrei Rublev in a quarterfinal match with a score of 7: 5, 6: 3, 6: 2. This victory was the 19th in a row for Daniil Medvedev in the round. Also, he has not lost to opponents from the top ten of the ATP rankings for 11 matches.