At the Tokyo Olympics, in the men’s tennis semi-finals, German Alexander Zverev, who eventually won the gold medal, deprived Serbian world leader Novak Djokovic of the five-ring games finals and the semi-finals of the US International Tennis Championships for the first time. -final to Djokovics. The Serbian has won five sets and can prepare for Sunday’s final against Russia’s Danyiil Medvedev.
|Novak Djokovic happy with his victory over Zverev (Photo: AFP)|
A New York-i Djokovic – Zverev The semi-finals, such as the Tokyo, Olympic semi-finals at the end of July, did not start and did not continue. Then, quite smoothly, with 6: 1, the Serbian world leader won the first set, but then the Germans reversed and advanced in three games (matches lasted up to two winning sets at the Olympics). But now Zverev won the first match 6:4, The Serbian did not take a break in the first set, after using one of the two time-outs and not allowing Djokovic to retake the lost serve.
But at the beginning of the second Djokovics managed to break it right away, and mainly thanks to this, he was able to quickly equalize with 6: 2. In the next match, both had three time-out opportunities, of which Djokovic seized one. Reversed by 6:4. However, Zverev didn’t collapse by gaining 14 points as a bookie in game four, while Djokovic only earned five points, which resulted. The fifth set decided to continue.
However, Zverev made the same mistake again in the final set as he did at the beginning of the match, immediately after winning the set, he lost his own serving game again and there was no going back. Djokovics took the German serve for the second time after 3:0 and took the game and with him the match 6:2, taking advantage of the double timeout.
Danyiil Medvedev, who finished second from Russia in the other semi-final match, won three sets (6:4, 7:5, 6:2) against Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime on Friday. Djokovich-Medvedev finals to be held on Sunday In New York, from 22:00 Hungarian time. If Djokovic wins, he will have a Grand Slam schedule meaning he can win all four major tournaments (Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US Open) in the same year 2021, otherwise he may be ready for the 21st Grand. Slam victory of his career. Since January 2020, Djokovics has faced Medvedev three times, winning two of them overall and defeating Rus five times during his career, but was eliminated from him three times.
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Djokovic (Serbian, 1.). Zverev (German, 4) 4: 6, 6: 2, 6: 4, 4: 6, 6: 2
Medvedev (Russian, 2.)–Auger-Aliassime (Canada, 12.) 6:4, 7:5, 6:2
Djokovich (Serbian, 1.) – Medvedev (Russian, 2.)