On the 18th local time, the Men’s Professional Tennis Association (ATP) 2020 finals entered the fourth match day in London. The fourth seed Medvedev’s state bravely defeated the world’s No. 1 Djokovic in two consecutive sets. He won the group stage and secured the semi-finals ahead of schedule. In another match in the same group, the 2018 finals champion Zverev defeated Argentine rookie Schwarzman 2-1.
On the same day, the “Tokyo 1970” group started the second round of the group competition. The top seed Djokovic faced the fourth seed Medvedev. Both of them defeated their opponents in the first round. Therefore, whoever wins the second round will have a high probability of locking in the top four seats.
In the first game, the 33-year-old Serb was not concentrated enough. Medvedev broke two consecutive serving games and soon lost a set 3-6. In the second set, the 17 Grand Slam winners still failed to adjust to their sluggish state. After their first serve was broken, they surrendered in advance and finally lost another set 3-6 with a total score of 0-2. Wrong opponent. The victory in this game also guarantees that the Russians will lock their seats in the semifinals in advance.
In this game, Druid took the initiative to score 16 points less than his opponent, and the double-serving error gave his opponent five points. The statistics after the first game was only one. In order to qualify for the semi-finals, Druid, who is looking forward to winning the finals six times in London, must defeat No. 5 seed Zverev on the 20th.
In another match of the same group held earlier, German player Zverev defeated Argentine rookie Schwarzman 6-3/4-6/6-3 with a total score of 2-1. In the first round, Zverev lost to Medvedev, who reached the finals for the second year in a row. Therefore, if Zverev wants to qualify in the group, he must also defeat Druid in the final round of the group stage. This is a game that neither side can afford to lose.
Schwarzman, who lost both games, has already lost the possibility of qualifying for the group ahead of time.