Turin – Novak Djokovic won his sixth title in the Champions League. In a duel on Monday, he managed in the green group with eight “spider” Casper Rudd of Norway in two groups 7: 6 (4) and 6: 2. At the evening meeting, the Russian Andrei Rublov dealt with the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas in two groups 6: 4, 6 : 4.
Djokovic lost his serve in the first match. Manco 1:3 managed to clear the ball with a break in the sixth inning and in the tenth he had two sets of set-pieces at 5:4. However, the 22-year-old Norwegian pulled the set over to Khayat, who led 4:3. But the four balls The success in a row meant that the Serbian won first place. In the second set, the candidate clearly dominated, the opponent and newcomer broke into the event in the first and fifth inning and the match came to a winning end. Use the second sword ball.
“I recovered from losing the first serve in the first set.” The 34-year-old Serbian said after the win. “It was weird. I had a good forehand, got into the net and it went fine. Then I slipped, I tripped, my missile fell and I lost service. The conditions here are really tough – if you lose the app it’s hard to get but I did and I’m very happy the way it is I handled it with the match,” Added Djokovic, who achieved his thirty-ninth victory in the fourteenth match of the championship at the end of the year.
In the historical table, he arrived at Ivan Lendl II. Knoll could equal Roger Federer’s record with his sixth win, the last time he won the tournament in 2015.
He decided the fifth match
In the first set of the green group’s next match, match five was decided, with the 23-year-old Greek losing serve. His opponent almost immediately lost his serve, but he avoided two breakout balls and then held his lead. The second set had almost the same trajectory, when the 24-year-old Russian used the 2:2 breakout ball, then resisted the pressure of Tsitsipas and took a successful first step towards advancing to the semi-finals.
“I think these are the times we train – to be here, to enjoy the atmosphere and play great tennis that entertains the crowd,” Rublov said after the match. “Good service is always the key, but that’s not all. I was really aggressive with my punches on the line too. I played a great game today and I’m happy.” said the winner.
Singles – Green Group
Novak Djokovic (Father-1) – Casper Rudd (NOR-8) 7:6 (4), 6:2
Andrei Rublov (Russia -5) – Stefanos Tsitsipas (GR.-4) 6:4, 6:4
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