The Russian Andrey Rublev won his fifth title of the year on the ATP Tour and for the season finale of the best eight tennis players in London (from 15. November) qualified. The world ranking eighth in the finals of Vienna against Italian Lorenzo Sonego 6:4, 6:4. The 23-Year-old had previously triumphed in Doha, Adelaide, Hamburg and St. Petersburg. With five tournament victories in the Corona-2020 Rublyov is the most successful player of the season, before Novak Djokovic (4).
In the Wiener Stadthalle Rublyov in the quarter-finals, defending champion Dominic Thiem (Austria defeated). His opponent Sonego was moved to the From in qualifying as a Lucky Loser to the main draw and beat his way to the final, among other things, the Serbian industry leader Djokovic in two sets (6:2, 6:1) is surprisingly significantly.
the tournament Director Herwig Straka practiced after that criticism of the 17-time Grand Slam winner. "There is no place to be, to be resentful. We have, in principle, also have a very good relationship, but as he on Friday has played, and his Statement afterwards in the press conference were unnecessary,“ said the Austrian.
Djokovic had never taken before in his career, less games in a Match over best of three sets as against Sonego. The Serb had set weird little against the defeat for the military. After that, he gave, in spite of the Bankrupt left. "I did what I had to do, and why I came here. I can live with the result of completely and look forward.“Novak Djokovic of Bankruptcy unaffected: "I've done what I had to do". : Image: EPA
His goal is to end the tennis year for the sixth Time as the number one, and so with his boyhood idol Pete Sampras to catch up, he should have achieved. Rafael Nadal (Spain) has probably only theoretical chances to displace Djokovic from the top.
Sonego, it was no matter, for him, it was "the best win of my life. Novak is the best player in the world, but today I have so, so well-played,“ said the world number 42.Updated Date: 01 November 2020, 16:19