20th victory in a row (Laver Cup aside) for Novak Djokovic! After his wins in Tel Aviv and Astana, the Serbian is in the final of the Rolex Paris Masters, his 56th Masters 1000 final and the eighth in Paris. In the semifinals, Djokovic triumphed over Stefanos Tsitsipas and will fight for the title against Holger Rune, who defeated Felix Auger-Aliassime.
Solid since his return to competition, Novak Djokovic has again shone against Tsitsipas. The qualification could have been decided much earlier if the two men continued in the same direction of the first set. Never in the right tempo, neither on serve nor on his return games, Tsitsipas suffered the lightning of an imperious Djokovic on his engagements (16 points won on 17) in the wake of a tournament without any break.
After the loss of the second set, the level of play increased significantly in the third. Tsitsipas was now keeping his service games and eventually took Djokovic to the tiebreak. At 3-3, he got the mini-break on a huge defense point but paid for his energy in the next two games. Serving at 5-4, Djokovic didn’t let his chance go to waste. With his finger to his ear, he wanted to tell the crowd that had pushed for the Greek that he was still the boss here.
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