Novak Djokovic will face Hubert Hurkacz to return to the final of the Masters 1000 in Paris. From 10 o’clock it will be possible to follow LIVE on STAR +.
The Serbian points to a new success and to undo the equality he maintains with Rafael Nadal in triumphs in tournaments of this category. Thirty-six accumulates each. The Serbian, who has not competed since losing the US Open final in September, is aiming to win in the French capital for the seventh time.
Besides, ands champion this year at Wimbledon, Roland Garros, the Australian Open and the Belgrade tournament and a finalist in the United States Open and the Masters 1000 in Rome.
His rival, Polish and seventh favorite, reached for the first time the semifinals of this tournament in what is his third participation in Paris Bercy, where he had never before exceeded the first round, in search of the conquest of the fifth title of his career, the fourth in this 2021 after those achieved in Metz, the Masters 1000 in Miami and Delray Beach. Earlier in 2019, he opened his record in Winston Salem.
But the plus is his ticket to the ATP Finals that he celebrated as a title in itself when the balloon that threw James Duckworth stung inside.
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