Novak Djokovic in one breath reached the final, and to be honest, he now has no equal. Alexander Zverev surprised everyone, and there is no doubt that the German has a great future. How will the battle for the trophy? – read our forecast.
The first racket of the world has come to the Final tournament in the status of the main favourite for all the matches there was no reason to doubt it. In the group stage jocko didn’t even have to strain every sinew, after all, he had easily dealt with John Isner (6-4, 6-3), Alexander Zverev (6-4, 6-1) and Marin Cilic (7-6, 6 2). In short, what did you expect from a Serb, he showed.
In the semifinals, Djokovic has surpassed all expectations, as a very quickly adjusted to the play of Kevin Anderson and defeated the South African in straight sets (6-2, 6-2). There is no doubt that Novak came to London for a trophy and there is every reason to believe that he’ll end the season on a positive note.
From the start of the Final tournament, German tennis player considered one of the contenders for second place in group A, though few people saw him as a finalist. In turn, Alexander just bent the line and small steps moving in the direction of the trophy.
Fifth racket of the world had to try hard to get the first victory in London, after all, Marin Cilic fought to the end, but still lost (7-6, 7-6). Then it was defeated by the same Novak Djokovic (6-4, 6-1) and Victoria in an important match with John Isner (7-6, 6-3).
The semi-final against Roger Federer became the real decoration of the tournament, because Zverev worked hard and even after losing the game they still came back to the game and take his (7-5, 7-6).
Statistics and personal meetings
- Tennis players have met four times, while between them a draw.
- Djokovic is a five – time winner of the Final tournament.
- Zverev for the first time in his career he reached the final of the tournament in London.
- For the last four personal match total over 21.5 games was never broken.
In our opinion, the last meeting again in the final. Novak Djokovic looks very easy, plus not so often mistaken as his rival and is at its peak, so there is no doubt that he will dominate in the match against Alexander Zverev, who held on the eve of the difficult match against Roger Federer. We are not expecting a top match, as the first racket of the world head and shoulders above his opponent.