Sunday, December 10, 2023

    French Open 2021: Djokovic and Nadal will face each other in the semifinals

    Paris. World number one Novak Djokovic won four sets to reach the semi-finals of the French Open tennis tournament, where he will face 13-time champion Rafael Nadal. Due to covid curfew there were no spectators in the stadium to watch this thrilling match. Djokovic, after some awkward moments, defeated ninth seed Matteo Berrettini 6-3 6-2 6-7 (5) 7-5 in the match.

    “It was a very tough match,” Djokovic said. I was feeling tense the whole time.” Now he faces his arch-rival Nadal, who has a 105-2 record on clay in the tournament. Nadal beat 10th seed Diego Schwartzman 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-0 in the quarterfinals. defeated

    Regarding the match against Djokovic, Nadal said, ‘We both know each other very well. Everyone knows anything can happen in a match like this. In Grand Slam tournaments, Djokovic reached the last four for the 40th time and Nadal for the 35th time. Nadal and Roger Federer have won 20, and Djokovic has won 18 Grand Slam titles.

    These two players will meet for the 58th time. Djokovic currently leads 29-28 but Nadal leads 10-6 in Grand Slams and 7-1 at the French Open. The other semifinal in the men’s category will be between fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas and sixth seed Alexander Zverev.

    In the women’s category, the four players who made it to the semifinals reached the last four of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time. The last time this happened was at the 1978 Australian Open. In the women’s semi-finals, Maria Sakari will face Barbora Krejcikova and Anastasia Pavlichenkova will face Tamara Zidansek. undefined

    Tag: French Open, French Open 2021, French Open Semi-Finals, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal

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