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Game info Stefanos Tsitsipas x Novak Djokovic


The confrontation between Stefanos Tsitsipas and Novak Djokovic takes place this Monday, November 14, in a match valid for the ATP World Tour Finals group stage in its 2022 version. Trying to match the mark of the greatest champion in the history of the ATP Finals, the Serbian Novak Djokovic is once again the favorite for the title in this edition, with six trophies won in this competition alone. On the other hand, Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas will search for his second tournament title, having won it in 2019. The match is scheduled to start at 20:00 UTC.


How ATP World Tour Finals 2022 works

The ATP World Tour Finals 2022 is a traditional tennis competition, with the participation of the eight best tennis players of the season. Due to injury, the current number 1 in the world, Carlos Alcaraz, will not participate. In his place, world number 9, Taylor Fritz, joined the competition. From 2nd to 8th place in the world, there will be no shortages, counting in this edition: Rafael Nadal, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Casper Ruud, Daniil Medvedev, Felix Auger Aliassime, Andrey Rublev, and Novak Djokovic. The great favorite for the title, Djokovic, equals the mark of the greatest champion of the tournament alongside Roger Federer. He will win the sixth ATP World Finals title if he confirms the favoritism. The 2022 ATP World Tour Finals prize pool is $7.250.000, and the 2022 tournament will run from November 13 to November 20.


Stefanos Tsitsipas

At first, Stefanos Tsitsipas currently occupies number 3 in the ATP ranking, having this as the best position of his career. Managing to save himself from a disastrous season at the end of this semester, the Greek returned to perform well on the hard surface and achieved a series of relevant results. Among the performances worth mentioning, we have the grand final reached by the current number 3 in the world at the ATP Masters 1000 in Cincinnati. In the aftermath, he also reached two more grand finals at the ATPS 500 in Astana and Stockholm, where he again came out in second place after losing to Novak Djokovic and Holge Rune, respectively. He competed in the ATP Masters 1000 in Paris during his last participation. He made another excellent appearance. This time, he reached the semifinals of the 2022 edition of the competition but was defeated by Novak Djokovic by 2 sets to 1.


Novak Djokovic

On the other hand, Novak Djokovic currently occupies number 8 in the ATP ranking, reaching the best position of his career in July 2011, when he occupied number 1 in the world for the first time. After an overwhelming streak of wins (26) in the second half of the current season, the Serbian was finally overtaken by the great Danish tennis revelation in the grand final of the ATP Masters 1000 in Paris, where 2 sets defeated him to 1 in a highly balanced game. . Before that, Novak Djokovic was coming from a resounding streak of positive results winning three consecutive titles in the tournaments in which he participated (Wimbledon, ATP 250 Tel Aviv and ATP 500 Astana). In the current competition, he will search for his sixth title, which would make him equal to the mark of the greatest champion in the history of the ATP World Finals, which today is Roger Federer.

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