The third-ranked Serbian Novak Djokovic achieved a landslide victory over the German Alexander Zverev and reached the Shanghai final, eighth of the Master’s courses for thousand points in tennis, overcoming it 6.2 and 6.1.
Djokovic needed only an hour and a minute to exclude Zverev and reach his forty-sixth finals in the 1,000-point cycles, hoping to win his 32nd title in these and the fourth in Shanghai in particular after 2012, 2013 and 2015.
The 31-year-old went on to return to the top of his career after leaving behind his injury, scoring his 17th victory in the game, And keeping his chances of taking the top spot from Spain’s Rafael Nadal.
With his qualification to the 103 rd finalist in his career of 71 titles to date, including 14 in Grand Slam, Djokovic has climbed to second rank in professional ranking for the first time since 11 June 2017, at the expense of his potential opponent in the final holder of the Swiss title Roger Federer who meets Later Saturday with Croatian Borna Ćorić
Djokovic, who became the first player to win the nine Masters of Thousand Point since its inception in 1990, on August 20 when he crowned the Cincinnati Masters.
Was revolted by Zverev because the 21-year-old son beat the Serbian in their only previous confrontation, and was in the final of the Rome Masters course Last year and the German resolution in favor of 6.4 and 6.3 in an hour and 21 minutes.
Djokovic, the winner of this season’s Wimbledon and Flushing Meadows tournament, as well as the Cincinnati Masters course and his 44 wins in 54 games this season (22 on 26 on solid stadiums), will reduce the ranking of professionals to 155 points between him and Nadal if he crowns the title.
After the equalizer at the start of the meeting, Djokovic managed to make the difference in the sixth half by forcing his German opponent and then repeated in the eighth round, Decisive the first set of 6-2 in just 32 minutes.
Djokovic started the second group in terms of ending the first and caused the frustration of Zverev after he cut the sending of the competitor in the fourth half 3-1.
Then repeated it in the sixth half to progress 5.1 before confirming his full superiority in this match to compete with the winner of three titles in Masters (Rome and Montreal 2017 and Madrid in 2018), the game ended 6.1 in 29 minutes.
Zverev, who committed 24 indirect faults, appeared to be furious. He threw his striker twice, prompting the referee to give him a warning.
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