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Sport Italian Open: Novak Djokovic faces Diego Schwartzman in the final

19:29  21 september  2020
19:29  21 september  2020 Source:   ibtimes.co.uk

US Open 2020: Zverev 'in shock' after Djokovic default

  US Open 2020: Zverev 'in shock' after Djokovic default Alexander Zverev was in disbelief after Novak Djokovic was defaulted at the US Open.World number one Djokovic was stunningly disqualified after hitting a linesperson with a ball during his last-16 clash with Pablo Carreno Busta.

Novak Djokovic beat Diego Schwartzman to win his fifth Italian Open title. The Serb, playing in his first tournament since being disqualified from this month's US Open , won 7-5 6-3 in the final to ensure he goes into next week's French Open on a high.

Novak Djokovic was made to work hard by Casper Ruud in blustery conditions before the world He will face Diego Schwartzman in Monday's final after the Argentine held his nerve to beat Canadian Djokovic started sluggishly and trailed 4-5 in the opening set but broke back and won the final three

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Novak Djokovic is only one win away from claiming the Italian Open title. However, he still has to overcome Diego Schwartzman, who knocked out the "King of Clay" Rafael Nadal in the quarter-finals.

World number one Djokovic defeated Norwegian Casper Ruud in the semi-finals 7-5, 6-3. The straight sets victory booked him a spot in the final against the eighth-seeded Schwartzman. The Serbian star is determined to have a great finish in Italy after his botched US Open outing.

Djokovic wins fifth Italian Open to make Masters history

  Djokovic wins fifth Italian Open to make Masters history Djokovic wins fifth Italian Open to make Masters historyPlaying in his maiden ATP 1000 final, eighth seed Schwartzman raced out of the blocks to convert two break point opportunities for a 3-0 lead as Djokovic's usually clinical backhand offered up some errors.

A little over three weeks since being defaulted at the US Open , Novak Djokovic has returned to winning ways with victory at the the Italian Open in Rome.

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Djokovic lost his opportunity to come within one Grand Slam victory away from Nadal's record of 19 titles after he was disqualified from the US Open. The Joker failed to add to his 17-title tally after he let his temper get the best of him. He swung at a ball out of frustration in the middle of a match and inadvertently hit a line judge in the throat.

Although he clearly did not intend to hurt anybody, the deliberate action to hit the ball back out of frustration caused his immediate disqualification. He was the favourite to win the event, which would have brought him closer to equalling Nadal and catching Roger Federer's 20-Grand Slam title record.

The Italian Open is seen as a warm up event to the upcoming French Open, which is the final Grand Slam of the year. It was originally scheduled to be played back in May, but will now begin on Sept. 27 after having been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Djokovic wins in Rome to claim record 36th Masters title

  Djokovic wins in Rome to claim record 36th Masters title Novak Djokovic picked up where he left off before his US Open default two weeks ago, winning a fifth Italian Open title on Monday, days before the start of Roland Garros. The world number one lifted a record 36th Masters crown, one more than great rival Rafael Nadal, after beating Diego Schwartzman 7-5, 6-3 in the final at the Foro Italico in Rome. "Turning to Paris, I couldn't ask for a better tournament here in Rome. Another big title and I'mThe world number one lifted a record 36th Masters crown, one more than great rival Rafael Nadal, after beating Diego Schwartzman 7-5, 6-3 in the final at the Foro Italico in Rome.

Novak Djokovic and Diego Schwartzman will meet for the fifth time in their ATP Head2Head series Final Preview: Djokovic , Schwartzman Chase Career Milestones In Rome. Djokovic has dropped just one set en route to his 10th final in the Italian capital, improving his match record to 30-1 this year.

World number one Novak Djokovic overcame a sluggish start to lift his fifth Italian Open title on Monday, defeating Argentine Diego Djokovic 's relentless baseline hitting came to the fore when he broke Schwartzman in the 12th game to take the opening set, despite committing 18 unforced errors.

"I still have a hunger for the titles and putting myself in a position to fight for the title is exactly where I want to be," Djokovic told the BBC.

With Federer out for the rest of the year after a knee surgery and with Nadal not in his best form, the French Open is presenting a huge opportunity for the Serbian star.

In the women's draw, Simona Halep will be facing Karolina Pliskova in the final. The women's match will be played ahead of the men's final today, Sept. 21 starting at 2:00 pm CET.

a large building: Socially-distanced fans watched Novak Djokovic (R) reach a 10th Rome final POOL / Clive Brunskill Socially-distanced fans watched Novak Djokovic (R) reach a 10th Rome final POOL / Clive Brunskill

French Open 2020: Djokovic sounds title warning, Tsitsipas scrapes through opener .
Novak Djokovic made an imperious start to his Roland Garros title challenge as the former champion began his pursuit of more glory in Paris.The Serbian, seeking to put his US Open disqualification firmly behind him, made an early statement of intent with a 6-0 6-2 6-3 victory on Court Philippe-Chatrier.

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