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Casper Ruud will face Daniil Medvedev, while Novak Djokovic and Alexander Zverev will renew their budding rivalry.
US Open 2021 champion Daniil Medvedev moved level with Alexander Zverev on a tour-leading 56 wins after a tense tiebreaker in the decisive set.
The ATP Finals title culminates quite a year for Alexander Zverev, who also won the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics and has now finished 2021 with more wins on tour — 59, one more than Daniil Medvedev — than anyone else.
Alexander Zverev will meet Novak Djokovic in the semifinal of the season-ending event. Zverev lost to Djokovic at the Australian Open and US Open this year but won in the Tokyo Olympics.
The result moved Alexander Zverev ahead of Daniil Medvedev atop the Red Group in the round-robin format.
The result means Novak Djokovic can’t match Roger Federer’s record of six titles at the season-ending event for the top eight players. At least not this year.
Djokovic moved one clear of fellow 20-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal for Masters trophies, and nine ahead of Roger Federer, the other tennis great with 20 majors.
Serbian Novak Djokovic, who is on course for a record-extending sixth Paris Masters title, moved one ahead of American Pete Sampras, who secured his six top...
Djokovic is also vying for a record 37th Masters title. He is tied on 36 with fellow 20-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal.
Starting from November 25, a total of 18 countries will participate in group-stage matches. The semifinals and final will be held in the city of Madrid.
By beating Novak Djokovic in Sunday's final, Daniil Medvedev became the first Russian to win a major title since Maria Sharapova in 2014.
The No. 1-ranked Djokovic acknowledged as much after crying during the last changeover of his 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 loss to Daniil Medvedev in the U.S. Open final.
Novak Djokovic was bidding to become the first man after Rod Laver, in 1969, to win all four Grand Slam tournaments in a calendar year.
Russia's Daniil Medvedev won his first Grand Slam title by defeating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 in a lopsided US Open men's singles final.
Djokovic needs one more victory to go 28-0 at Grand Slam tournaments and claim all four trophies in a single season
Djokovic defeated German Zverev 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 in the semifinals at Flushing Meadows and is just one win shy of completing the calendar Grand Slam
The World No.2 took a medical timeout to check the condition of his hand, but returned to play out the match.
Barty, ranked No 1 for 87 weeks, hasn't lost a set this week in Cincinnati, a tune-up event for the US Open
Top-ranked Ash Barty rolled through the first 10 games of her match with defending champion Victoria Azarenka in a 6-0, 6-2 win to reach the women’s...
Medvedev, ranked second in the world, also won this year in Mallorca and Marseille and has four ATP Masters 1000 victories
Medvedev will face American John Isner who defeated 11th-seeded Gael Monfils of France 7-6 (5), 6-4
Medvedev defeated Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, to move into the third round of the National Bank Open
Daniil Medvedev was struggling so much with the suffocating heat and humidity at the Ariake Tennis Park on Wednesday that at one point the chair umpire, Carlos...
Heat and humidity has became a major issue for tennis players with many requesting the organisers to move the next round of matches to the evening
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