Daniil Medvedev joked he wants to “stay in the bed for a few days watching TV 24 hours a day” after winning the Cincinnati Masters on Sunday.

Russian Medvedev followed up his semi-final win over Novak Djokovic by beating David Goffin to claim the biggest title of his career.

The ninth seed was a 7-6 (7-3) 6-4 winner in one hour 39 minutes and has guaranteed his place in the world’s top five in the new ATP rankings.

Medvedev – who had already reached finals in Washington and Montreal this summer – survived cramps and an on-court tantrum to clinch his first Masters 1000 title and now he plans a short rest before the US Open starts in eight days.

“I need some days off,” he said. “I’ve been playing tennis for so long in a row. I just need to stay in bed for a few days watching the TV 24 hours a day.

“Hopefully I can regroup and get to the US Open fresh.”

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Medvedev beat Goffin to claim the Cincinnati Masters title

Medvedev beat Goffin to claim the Cincinnati Masters title

It was the second title of the year for Medvedev, who had lost on the past two Sundays – to Nick Kyrgios in Washington and Rafael Nadal in Montreal.

“It would not be a good feeling if I lost three finals in a row so it’s just a relief and I’m so happy,” he said after playing his 16th match in 20 days.

“I started feeling cramps at 5-3 [in the second set], the first time in three weeks I started cramping, probably because of the nerves and it’s been 24 days in a row I played tennis.