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ATP World Tour Finals: Don’t suppose it was considered one of my greatest days, says Novak Djokovic after beating Thomas Fritz

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Novak Djokovic admitted that it wasn’t his greatest day within the sport on Saturday after going previous Thomas Fritz within the semi-final of the ATP World Tour Finals. Djokovic will now face Casper Ruud within the remaining.

New Delhi,UPDATED: Nov 20, 2022 08:36 IST

Djokovic was joyful to flee with the win on Saturday (Courtesy: Reuters)

By India Today Web Desk: Novak Djokovic admitted that Saturday wasn’t considered one of his greatest days in tennis after edging previous Thomas Fritz within the ATP World Tour Finals semi-final.

Djokovic was in for a battle with Fritz because the German pushed the 21-time Grand Slam champion all the way in which within the remaining 4 match. The Serbian was capable of survive a barrage of offense from Fritz to win the match 7-6(5) 7-6(6) in Turin.

Djokovic will now face Casper Ruud within the remaining with an opportunity to win the most important prize in tennis historical past, netting $4,740,300 for lifting the event trophy undefeated.

Speaking after the match on Saturday, the Serbian stated that he needed to battle to outlive within the contest towards Fritz and he did not really feel very reactive or snug throughout the bout.

Djokovic expressed his aid in managing to beat the German and claimed that it wasn’t considered one of his greatest days within the sport.

“I had to fight to survive,” the 35-year-old stated in remarks supplied by the ATP.

“I didn’t feel very reactive today or very comfortable… I am very pleased to have overcome this one as I don’t think it was one of my best days with my tennis but I managed to hang in there.”

Djokovic will now tackle Ruud, who secured a reasonably snug win towards Andrey Rublev within the different semi-final. The Norwegian gained the match 6-2, 6-4.

Ruud instructed the ATP web site stated that he Rublev hit some nice returns however he wasn’t stressing an excessive amount of on the day and stated issues went his approach.

“It’s tough sometimes because things are obviously going great, but sometimes they can go almost too well,” Ruud stated in remarks posted to the ATP web site.

“Andrey hit some great returns, aggressive with the forehand… I wasn’t stressing too much. Everything sort of was going my way today.”

Djokovic and Ruud will face one another within the remaining on Sunday.

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Nov 20, 2022