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ATP roundup: Novak Djokovic advances to closing in Astana

No. 4 seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia superior to the finals of the Astana Open in Kazakhstan when No. 2 seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia retired with the match tied at one set every on Saturday.

Medvedev retired with a leg damage simply after Djokovic gained the second-set tiebreaker 7-6 (6). Medvedev gained the primary set 6-4.

In the ultimate on Sunday, Djokovic will search his ninetieth tour victory in opposition to the No. 3 seed, Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece. Tsitsipas got here from behind to defeat Russia’s Andrey Rublev, the No. 5 seed, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3.

Djokovic gained the title in Tel Aviv final week. He leads Tsitsipas 7-2 in head-to-head matches.

Japan Open Tennis Championships

It will likely be an All-American closing in Tokyo on Sunday, with No. 3 seed Taylor Fritz assembly No. 4 Frances Tiafoe.

Fritz was down 1-3 within the third set in opposition to Denis Shapovalov of Canada however captured the ultimate 5 video games to win 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-3. Fritz will play in his third tour closing of the season.

Tiafoe additionally wanted three units to advance, defeating South Korea’s Soonwoo Kwon 6-2, 0-6, 6-4.

The match was shut, with every participant successful 50 % of each the overall factors and whole video games. The distinction got here right down to the ultimate set, when Tiafoe broke Kwon’s service twice.

–Field Level Media