A year after his semi-finals against Alexander Zverev, Novak Djokovic reaches for the sixth title and a record perk at the ATP finals. In the semifinals, the 35-year-old prevailed in Turin on Saturday, despite problems with 7: 6 (7: 5), 7: 6 (8: 6) versus the American Taylor Fritz and reached the final time of the ATP Finals for the 8th time. There he meets the Norwegian world ranking-fourth Casper Rued or the Russians Andrey Ruble, who play versus each other in the 2nd semi-finals on Saturday evening.
It waves a record perk
With the sixth triumph at the end of the season of the very best 8 tennis professionals of the year, Djokovic can prepare with the Roger Federer from Switzerland, which has actually now resigned. Considering that he was also undefeated in the initial round of this year’s competition, he would get the ATP tour record premium of $4.74 million in the occasion of success. In the initial round, nevertheless, the Serb did not look inviolable, but eventually won the essential points.
Re break in round two to 5: 5 leads the way to triumph
The 21-time Grand Slam tournament winner at first took the lead with a Break 3-2, but did not play his finest tennis and only got the very first set in the tie-break. In the 2nd round, the competition favorite fell back and only made the break to 5: 5 when Fritz opened the sentence payment. Fritz had slipped into the field of individuals as a follower for the injured Spanish world rankings. In 2015 Zeal celebrated the competition success at the ATP Finals, this time the Hamburg is missing out on due to his long injury break.