Paris The Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic managed a small revenge for the lost US Open final.
In the high-class final of the Masters 1000 tournament in Paris, the world number one turned a set deficit and won 4: 6, 6: 3, 6: 3 against defending champion Daniil Medvedev. With this, the Serb set the next record of his tennis career: With the 37th tournament victory at a Masters event, he has now celebrated the most successes in the tournaments of this category. So far, Djokovic has shared this record with Spaniard Rafael Nadal.
The 34-year-old triumphed for the sixth time in Paris. By moving into the final, it was already clear that Djokovic would be number one in the world rankings for the seventh time at the end of a season. No one else has succeeded so often.
Djokovic made an impressive return after pausing since losing the US Open final in mid-September. In New York he had lost to the Russian Medvedev and thus missed the Grand Slam – winning the four most important tournaments in a calendar year. Previously, he had won the Australian Open, the French Open and Wimbledon, but also failed to achieve the desired Olympic victory due to the semi-final defeat against Alexander Zverev.
The Hamburg Zverev had no chance at the Masters tournament in Paris in the semifinals against Medvedev. All three are favorites for the ATP Finals. The season finale begins on November 14th in Turin.
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