Daniil Medvedev revealed his regret over the “low IQ” sledge aimed at parts of the Australian Open crowd last year while also admitting he would rather be playing at the mixed teams United Cup than the Adelaide International.
The Monte Carlo-based world number seven and his compatriots are unable to compete in the ATP-WTA United Cup in response to the invasion of Ukraine.
Medvedev said it was disappointing, but there was nothing he could do.
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“I would definitely prefer to play the United Cup,” said the Adelaide third seed behind Novak Djokovic and Felix Auger-Aliassime.
“We would definitely be good favourites. But it is what it is, and I’m happy to be here in Adelaide playing…