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Djokovic wins the Paris Masters

Novak Djokovic beat Denis Shapovalov junior 6-3, 6-4 in the final of the ATP 1000 tournament in Paris, November 3

Novak Djokovic 2-0 Denis Shapovalov

The victory in Paris helped Djokovic only drop to Nadal 640 points on the Race to London table – the score of players won in 2019. Serbian tennis player lost the top of the ATP to Rafael Nadal on November 4, but intact. The festival ends the year with the number one position in the world if it competes successfully in the ATP Finals.

Shapovalov was in high form when he eliminated a series of seeds at the Paris Masters, but it was not difficult for Djokovic. The Canadian player lost the first serve in the match and was led 0-3 in the first set. In all of Djokovic’s games in the first set, Shapovalov could not reach the deuce. “Nole” won the match with a score of 6-3, with a first serve rate of 83%.

In the second set, Djokovic also only needs to win the game once to win the match. When the score was 3-3, Shapovalov hit the wrong hand and could not save the break-point. The 20-year-old then had the chance to win the only game of the game, but missed.

Djokovic finally won 6-3, 6-4 to win his fifth title of the season, and was the 34th ATP 1000 title in his career. The 32-year-old is just one Masters 1000 behind Nadal, who holds a record 35 times crowned at this level.

“I think I have the best serve,” Djokovic said after an hour and eight minutes. “That’s why the match ended early. I put pressure on him at the serves and at the back of the pitch, and didn’t give him many chances. This is one of the good games. “If I continue to play well, I can win every game in the ATP Finals. I have done it, but it is always a goal that is not easy to accomplish.”

Djokovic pocketed $ 1.11 million thanks to winning the Paris Masters. If you win every match in ATP Finals – the tournament takes place from 10-17 / 11 in London, Serbian tennis players can earn $ 2.71 million and 1500 bonus points. If Djokovic wins the ATP Finals with a successful record, and Nadal cannot reach the final, Djokovic will finish the year in the number one position in the world.

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Murray upstream to the second round of Shanghai Masters

Former world number one Andy Murray beat Juan Ignacio Londero 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 in the first round of the ATP 1000 tournament in China, yesterday 7/10.

Taking a break from singles for eight months after hip surgery, Murray has been giving positive signals since returning at the ATP tour in the last three weeks. After reaching the quarter-finals of the ATP China Open last week, the Scottish tennis player continued to show physical and mental progress when upstream against Juan Ignacio Londero.

The 56th world player Londero once made it difficult for Novak Djokovic in the second round of the US Open. He continued to prove himself not an easy opponent to play when overwhelming Murray in the first set in the first round of the Shanghai Masters.

Andy Murray 2-1 Juan Ignacio Londero

Londero forced Murray to 12 minutes to keep the game at the beginning of the match. The Argentinian then faced three break-points in the fourth game, but saved it all thanks to his good late-pitch ability.

In the second set, Murray gradually adapted to the fast pitch in Shanghai. Three Grand Slam owners are more durable and have a better serve. Murray delivered 79% to the field in this set, won two games to catch the ball and won the set with a score of 6-2.

The match saw a series of durable balls between two players, with many chances of winning the game to catch the ball of both. Murray and Londero have a total of 23 break-points, but the Scottish is more brave in the final set. Murray won two games to catch the opponent’s ball in the third set and closed the match with a 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 victory after two hours and 18 minutes.

“This is the fastest pitch I’ve played since coming back from injury,” Murray told ATP. “I didn’t adapt in the first set, but I found energy in the next two sets. I pushed him back to the defensive and played it the way I wanted it to be.”

In the second round, Murray will face No. 10 seed Fabio Fognini, who eliminated Querrey after two sets. Fognini is determined in Shanghai because he is competing for a ticket to ATP Finals. The Italian player is currently only eight points behind Alexander Zverev’s eighth place.

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