This is Medvedev's fifth title this year and he has reached second place in the world rankings as well. Medvedev, who beat big-hitting Rune, as well as two-time major runner-up Stefanos Tsitsipas and Olympic champ Alexander Zverev on his way to a fifth title of 2023 and 20th of his career.
Medvedev, who has described himself as a "hard court specialist", had never won a match in Rome before this year's tournament but has produced some of his best tennis to reach the last four on clay for the first time since Monte Carlo in 2019.
During this title match, Carlos Alcaraz stopped the campaign of 19 consecutive victories of Daniil Medvedev of Russia.
Medvedev not only had to overcome a first set against but also had to deal with a sprained ankle during the second set after a nasty knockdown.
This was Djokovic's first defeat of 2023, entering the match on a winning streak of 20 matches.
The world number five missed out on his first Grand Slam of 2022 after he was deported following a high-stakes legal battle over his vaccine status.
Djokovic has a bigger goal to focus on, not only winning the singles championship in Turin but also equaling Swiss legend Roger Federer's record of six wins at the end of the prestigious year.
The 19-year-old Holger Rune jumps a spot and arrives at No 10, leaving behind Italy's Jannik Sinner.
Federer's net worth before filing taxes is $ 90.6 million (about Rs 661 crore). He is well ahead of the Big Three's Novak Djokovic at 38 million dollars (about 277 crores) and Rafael Nadal 27 million dollars (about 197 crores). Both of them occupy the fourth and fifth positions in the list respectively. Let's take a look at the top 10 highest-paid tennis players currently
Carlos Alcaraz has won US Open 2022 (men) title for the first time in his career. Moreover, he is the second youngest player who achieved this title.