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Daniil Medvedev marked his rise to the No. 1 ranking with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Yoshihito Nishioka in the quarterfinals of the ATP Mexico Open on Thursday.

The 26-year-old Russian rode a rollercoaster of emotions after learning he would take over the top spot thanks to Serbian star Novak Djokovic’s quarterfinal defeat in Dubai hours earlier.

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