Novak Djokovic (1st) already assured to culminate the season at the top of the world ranking and expressed his happiness at the press conference after advancing to the final of the Masters 1000 in Paris: “It is a great achievement. I am very proud and grateful to be in this position once again, to make the historic mark and surpass my childhood hero, Pete Sampras.“.
“This is shared with my family, my team, all the people who are there supporting me and also allowing me to continue making my way in the sport that I love. Without their support it would be difficult, it is a team effort at the end of the day. It is an exciting feeling and I am very proud“Nole closed.
Already consummated the record of seven seasons finished as number one, Djokovic will face a new final against Daniil Medvedev (2nd), who crushed Alex Zverev (4th) 6-2 and 6-2, in what will be a kind of revenge: the Russian deprived Nole of getting the Grand Slam gold at the US Open.
“I hope to learn from the New York experience. He is in his prime, in the final again. Let’s hope for the sake of the fans that we can have an exciting match. It’s a great challenge, I feel good on the court and I need to play my best tennis. I know what I have to do. I’m ready for battle“Djokovic referred to the final.