Medvedev caused a whistle in the stands in Melbourne by mentioning Djokovic Fans at the Australian Open buzzed at the mention of Djokovic Medvedev After winning the 1/4 finals of the Australian Open, Russian Daniil Medvedev mentioned Novak Djokovic in a comment, after which a whistle and a disapproving rumble were heard from the stands Russian Daniil Medvedev heard the whistle of the stands after defeating Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime in the 1/4 finals of the Australian Open, when he mentioned the name of the first racket of the world Serb Novak Djokovic in a comment. Medvedev on Wednesday lost to Auger-Aliassime after the first two sets with a score of 0:2, but then managed to equalize and snatch victory. In the third set of the match, which lasted 4 hours and 42 minutes, the Canadian had a match point, but in the end the Russian turned the tide of the meeting by winning the set in a tie-break. In a post-match interview on the court, the Russian admitted that at the most critical moment of the game he thought to himself what Novak Djokovic would have done in his place, after which the audience immediately began to buzz with displeasure. But the Russian finished his sentence. “It was not my best game. Felix did a great job. To be honest, I didn't know what to do. And then I asked myself... I don't know, maybe people won't like it... but what would Novak do? (After this phrase, the stands began to whistle. - RBC). Because he is one of the great champions like Rafa or Roger. And then I thought: ok, I can do more... We have to fight for every point as if it were the last one,” Medvedev said. After that, the fans began to applaud. Novak Djokovic, the reigning champion of the Australian Open, was unable to play at the tournament this season due to a conflict with the country's authorities. The Serb was legally canceled the visa he received earlier, and after that he was deported from Australia.