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ATP Finals: Is there anyone who can overthrow Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer?


Eight players fight in ATP Finals in London (Picture: Getty / Metro)

The ATP Finals start in London on Sunday, and the two players focused on talking until the end of the season.

New world number one Novak Djokovic and 20 times Grand Slam champion Roger Federer is one of the players to fight in O2 on an incident called "The Fifth Major".

Djokovic and Federer were joined by Alexander Zverev, Kevin Anderson, Marin Cilic and Dominic Thiem, who automatically qualified in the tournament after finishing in the top eight.

Meanwhile, Kei Nishikori and John Isner forced the withdrawal after the withdrawal of wounded Rafael Nadal and Juan Martin del Potro.

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Djokovic, who won the last two Grand Slams, is the top player to win the tournament. To do so would see the Serbian hut in the fifth ATP Final victory.

Shown as one of the best players in history, Federer will be determined to deny another victory to his opponents and will end a mixed season in a high season.

But only two horses? Here, we'll take a closer look at players hoping to create a sadness in London.

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There is a big future in front of Germany (Picture: Getty)


Age: 21 years

Nationality: German

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Career Units: 9

Best Grand Slam result: French Open, QF

ATP Finals record: 1-2


As one of the most recognizable young players in the world, Zverev is not deceptive.

The 21-year-old has been described as a Grand Slam winner for the past two years and quickly catches things like Nishikori and Thiem for the number of career titles he has won.

Maybe it's about the time the Germans declared themselves on a big stage. Considering his ability and form at ATP Tour events, it is a surprise that he arrives once in a Major's quarter-finals in French.

The moment of Slams will undoubtedly come, but Zverev can make a statement against the elite of the sport this week.

Reaching the semi-finals in Shanghai and Basel last month, Zverev later made it to the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters and lost to the final champion Karen Khachanov.

In the face of it, fans of Zverev should feel optimistic about a promising run in O2, but the chance to withstand the weight of a shoulder injury that he nurses for several weeks.


Former US Open and Wimbledon finalist dangerous (Image: Getty)


Age 30

Nationality: Croatian

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Career Units: 18

Best Grand Slam result: US Open, W

ATP Finals record: 1-8


At the age of 30, Cilic saw and did everything. Besides Federer and Djokovic, he is the most experienced, respected and successful player in the line.

Nevertheless, Cilic and ATP Finals are rarely a success-producing combination.

In three games in the season-end tournament, the Croatian giant managed to win only one of his nine games and defeated Andy Murray, Tomas Berdych and Jack Sock. Will this be a factor this week? Maybe.

But a more legitimate concern is the general form of Cilic. Since Flushing Meadows has reached the quarter-finals, losing five out of eight matches has been a difficult period.

A Djokovic team took off in Paris, but woke up in Serbia and continued to win the match well.

The line seems to work well for Cilic, and at least it will support the inexperienced Zverev – especially if he blocks the injury – and defeat the dangerous but defective Isner.


America has the best service in the field (Image: Getty)


Age: 33

Nationality: American

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Career Units: 14

Best Grand Slam result: Wimbledon, SF

ATP Finals record: 0-0


Rafael Nadal's withdrawal, at the very least, opened Isner's door, as he issued a major blow to the tournament and to the Spaniard.

The great American player resigned to escape the tournament despite an impressive season, but sneaked in after confirming that Nadal needed an ankle.

Isner, who is known for his mammoth service, has produced nearly 11,000 aces, and this season showed that Wimbledon and the US have more to play in super runs in the US.

Over the course of her career, Isner has won 92% of the service games and expect her services to be fatal in indoor conditions.

It would be incredibly difficult for 33-year-olds to break up naturally, and certainly a few surprises.

Isner's problem is that he usually finds himself out of class in opposing the best players, and some of the best comeback players in the game are on the other side of the court in London.

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It wasn't fluke to hit Federing in Wimbledon (Image: Getty)


Age 32

Nationality: South Africa

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Career Units: 5

Best Grand Slam Result: Wimbledon & US Open, F

ATP Finals record: 0-0


None of this year's players have won fewer titles than Anderson in their careers, but this does not mean a discount for South Africa.

In fact, there is ample evidence that Anderson can move towards the knockout stages.

Over the past 18 months, Johannesburg's late blockbuster has won two Grand Slam finals and won unforgettable victories such as Federer and Andy Murray.

This year's Federing in Wimbledon was particularly impressive and Anderson saved the match score before the start of an impressive and ultimately successful turn.

He collapsed in a heavy unilateral finale by Djokovic, who was more or less expected after his semifinal meeting with Isner.

Anderson has one of the best services in sport, but the important thing is that he has a general game to disturb everyone.


If it were over clay it would be a different story hikaye (Image: Getty)


Age: 25 years

Nationality: Austria

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Career Units: 11

Best Grand Slam result: French Open, F

ATP Finals record: 2-4


Thiem, who is often referred to as a clay court expert, is determined to show that he is more than a single-trick pony.

Thiem, who reached the semi-finals consecutively in the French Open, came once again this year and came second with Rafael Nadal winning the 11th title.

Although he left as the next Grand Slam champion, 25-year-olds were generally disappointed with the closed and closed areas.

But perhaps the recent results show that Thiem has fully fulfilled its real potential and has announced itself as a versatile player.

Flushing Meadows has never had a happy hunting ground for the Austrians, but this year was a promising work for the quarter-finals.

A shocking defeat on Nadal's cards after Thiem's ​​6-0 set was on display, but then the number one in the world agreed to win in five sets.

Nevertheless, Thiem's ​​performance in New York and his next victory in St Petersburg show that he is ready to raise his game outside the clay-court season he prefers.


Japanese star endures mixed season (Image: Getty)


Age: 28 years

Nationality: Japanese

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Career Units: 11

Best Grand Slam Result: US Open, F

ATP Finals record: 4-7


In fact, Nishikori is an inexperienced star, and he's surprisingly well represented in the ATP Finals event, in which he played in three tournaments and participated in the semifinals for the last time in 2016.

The Japanese feeling, together with Federer, is the most preferred thing to progress from this group, even though it only participates in the event because of the withdrawal of Juan Martin del Potro.

The former US Open finalist, impressive in its own right to win the tournament, started the year-end with a disastrous end because it had left a Challenger event by 238th Dennis Novikov in the first round.

Nishikori struggled with disability issues at the beginning of the year, but did Wimbledon's quarter-finals and defeated Marin Cilic in his US Open semi-finals.

Usually he distances himself from top players, but the narrow defeats to Federer in Paris and Shanghai have shown that he can best compete lately.

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