relive Novak Djokovic’s victory over Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final

In this revenge for the 2021 Roland-Garros final, the Serb once again got the better of his rival, winning (6-0, 7-6) in the final of the Rome tournament on Sunday.

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Published on 15/05/2022 17:06

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For the ninth time in their career, Novak Djokovic and Stefanos Tsitsipas faced each other in the final of the Masters 1000 in Rome on Sunday May 15. Their last opposition dated back almost a year, in the Roland-Garros final. Grand Slam.

This time, the roles were changed a little, since the world No. 1 raced in the lead by pocketing the first set (6-0). But behind, the Greek, 5th in the ATP, reacted to lead (4-1 then 5-2), before seeing “Nole” come back and push him to the decisive game. Still ahead in the score, Djokovic finished the job to win (7/5 in the tie break), win his first title of the season, win his 38th Masters 1000 (a record), and put his name on the list of the Roman tournament for the 6th time.