3⃣🇷🇺 male players reached GS finals in history. (Aleksandr Metreveli represented Soviet Union in 1973).
No.of Grand Slams they needed to get to the final:
Marat Safin 🔟 (2000 US Open)
Yevgeny Kafelnikov 1⃣1⃣ (1996 Roland Garros)
Daniil Medvedev 1⃣2⃣ (2019 US Open)
Safin & Kafelnikov won their 1⃣st GS 🏆 at their 1⃣st final appearances!