Tuesday , May 17 2022

Tennis: Djokovic wants to finish the season at apotheosis


After the dazzling second half of the season, world number one Novak Djokovic took the opportunity to finish the year in apotheosis on Sunday against the German Alexander Zverev (N.5) who destroyed Roger Federer in the final of the London Masters. has had. .

In the semi-finals on Saturday, Serbs 1: 15 South African Kevin Anderson (N.6) was the third (6-2, 6-2), beaten for the third time this season in a lot of combat.

"I really like to play continuously, once a week, once a week, five or six months," Djokovic told the court.

This week in London, the man in the 14 Grand Slam headlines presents a real show of strength: in four games, it has not yet broken and has had to exclude two break points.

And yet, at the beginning of the year, who would bet on his presence in the final of the Masters? In the six months after the end of 2017, which was turned off by a bend in February, "Djoker" dropped to 22nd in May.

However, at the beginning of the summer, Wimbledon and the US Open started a fantastic turn-over as well as losing just two games since July. This course allowed him to regain his throne two years later after the Masters 1000 in Paris.

On Sunday, Serbia has a chance to win the 6th Masters as Roger Federer. Zverev will be a favorite because he has already dominated Zverev in the second game of the group stage.

. I played very well in the pool against Sasha (Zverev), but I don't think he was close to his best level,) he said after the Serbian semi-final victory. "The best winners will be the last game of the year for both of us!"

– Happy with the Federer season!

After 2012, 2014 and 2015, Federer missed the fourth final against Djokovic, a prestigious poster that would appreciate the people of London.

In the afternoon, the Swiss maestro against Zverev played two teams of 7-5, 7-6 (7/5) and was less troubled by his rival in key moments.

Despite his disappointment, "Rodger" was delighted to have achieved a full season with a win in the Australian Open. Meanwhile, in May and July, it was the first in the world.

"I am proud that I am still competitive at the age of 37 and I am really happy to play tennis," he told a press conference.

"From this point of view, although I'm disappointed that I can have it after this game, if I take a step back, I'm really happy with my season. "

Zverev, an incarnation of young generations, became the youngest actor in the late 2009 's at the age of 21, since the Argentinean Juan Martin del Potro. On Sunday, the first coach in 1982, Ivan Lendl, will attempt to imitate the winner. He's 21 years old from his Five Masters.

But the Germans were cautious before the new duels against world # 1.

"At the moment, Novak is the best player in the world, very difficult to beat and has not lost a match in six months." "He plays incredible tennis, you have to play his best tennis to stand a chance."

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