Zverev is looking for his first Masters title since he got the better of Thiem in the final in the Spanish capital three years ago.
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Zverev, who recently split with Coach David Ferrer, reached his maiden Grand Slam final at the US Open, picked up two ATP titles in Cologne and made the final of the ATP Masters 1000 event in Paris in 2020.
Medvedev’s 5-7, 6-4, 6-1 win against Alexander Zverev of Germany on Sunday lifted him above 39-year-old Swiss Roger Federer who has sat out most of the season following an operation.
The 27-year-old world number three, beaten in his first three Grand Slam finals, started as favourite in this brutal and nerve-jangling match
Second seed Thiem ousted third-seeded Russian and last year’s runner-up Daniil Medvedev in a closely fought three-setter that was packed with powerful baseline rallies and impressive serving.
The world number one had hoped to equal Roger Federer’s record of 20 grand slam singles titles but that will have to wait after fifth seed Thiem powered his way to a 7-6 (3) 7-6 (4) 4-6 7-6 (6) victory to set up a clash with Alexander Zverev.
Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic have been drawn together for the group stage of the ATP Finals in London.
Schwartzman had not been on court for more than two hours in any of his previous matches.
Novak Djokovic has opened a handy 4,195 lead over second-place Rafael Nadal at the top of the ATP Rankings following his victory at the Madrid Open.
Germany’s Alexander Zverev brandished his credentials as an Australian Open title contender by dispatching local wildcard Alex Bolt 6-3 6-3 6-2 in the third round on Saturday.
Serbia’s Novak Djokovic maintained the No. 1 spot in the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday with 9,045 points, ahead of Spanish player Rafael Nadal.
He said Zverev’s triumph at the ATP Finals over Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic in consecutive days was enough proof.
The 37-year-old Federer, whose 99 titles are second only to the 109 of Jimmy Connors, began the day’s first semi-final as favourite.
World number one, Novak Djokovic, produced a rock-solid performance to dismantle the challenge of German firebrand Alexander Zverev at the ATP Finals on Wednesday.
“It’s frustrating for me not to be able to compete in London,” Del Potro, who last played in the event in 2013 since when he has been plagued by injuries, said in an ATP statement
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Roger Federer has dropped out of the Rogers Cup next month in Toronto.
He thus set up a Halle Open final with young Croatian Borna Coric.
Claycourt specialist Thiem’s relentless accuracy from the baseline proved too much for second seed Zverev who looked jaded after a gruelling path to his first Grand Slam quarter-final.
The victory ensured that Zverev secured his first trip to the last 16 at Roland Garros.