The ATP Finals title culminates quite a year for Alexander Zverev, who also won the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics and has now finished 2021 with more wins on tour — 59, one more than Daniil Medvedev — than anyone else.
The result means Novak Djokovic can’t match Roger Federer’s record of six titles at the season-ending event for the top eight players. At least not this year.
Casper Ruud will face Daniil Medvedev, while Novak Djokovic and Alexander Zverev will renew their budding rivalry.
Alexander Zverev will meet Novak Djokovic in the semifinal of the season-ending event. Zverev lost to Djokovic at the Australian Open and US Open this year but won in the Tokyo Olympics.
US Open 2021 champion Daniil Medvedev moved level with Alexander Zverev on a tour-leading 56 wins after a tense tiebreaker in the decisive set.
The result moved Alexander Zverev ahead of Daniil Medvedev atop the Red Group in the round-robin format.
Djokovic moved one clear of fellow 20-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal for Masters trophies, and nine ahead of Roger Federer, the other tennis great with 20 majors.
Serbian Novak Djokovic, who is on course for a record-extending sixth Paris Masters title, moved one ahead of American Pete Sampras, who secured his six top year-end finishes from 1993-98.
Djokovic is also vying for a record 37th Masters title. He is tied on 36 with fellow 20-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal.
Starting from November 25, a total of 18 countries will participate in group-stage matches. The semifinals and final will be held in the city of Madrid.
By beating Novak Djokovic in Sunday's final, Daniil Medvedev became the first Russian to win a major title since Maria Sharapova in 2014.
The No. 1-ranked Djokovic acknowledged as much after crying during the last changeover of his 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 loss to Daniil Medvedev in the U.S. Open final.
Novak Djokovic was bidding to become the first man after Rod Laver, in 1969, to win all four Grand Slam tournaments in a calendar year.
Russia's Daniil Medvedev won his first Grand Slam title by defeating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 in a lopsided US Open men's singles final.
Djokovic needs one more victory to go 28-0 at Grand Slam tournaments and claim all four trophies in a single season
Djokovic defeated German Zverev 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 in the semifinals at Flushing Meadows and is just one win shy of completing the calendar Grand Slam
The World No.2 took a medical timeout to check the condition of his hand, but returned to play out the match.
Barty, ranked No 1 for 87 weeks, hasn't lost a set this week in Cincinnati, a tune-up event for the US Open
India's Pusarla V. Sindhu celebrates after scoring a point against Japan's Akane Yamaguchi during their women's singles badminton semifinal match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.AP Photo/Dita Alangkara
A healthcare worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test in view of the threat of the new variant (Omicron) of the virus, at a railway station in Patna.PTI Photo
Beach side temporary shops covered by polythene sheets in the wake of Cyclone Jawad, in Puri.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami and others during BJP election campaign rally, ahead of state Assembly polls in 2022, in Dehradun.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses during a BJP election campaign rally, ahead of state Assembly polls in 2022, in Dehradun.PTI Photo
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
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Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.