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Italian Open FINALS LIVE: Djokovic vs Tsitsipas LIVE

Italian Open FINALS LIVE: World No.1 Novak Djokovic is now just a step away from winning his first title in 2022. The Serbian who completed his 1000th career victory on Saturday, takes on Stefanos Tsitsipas in the summit lash at Rome. Meanwhile, Tsitsipas is looking to clinch his second title at clay this season. Follow InsideSport.IN for more updates.

Italian Open FINALS LIVE: Novak Djokovic eyes first title of the year, faces Stefanos Tsitsipas in blockbuster final – Follow Djokovic vs Tsitsipas LIVE updates

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Djokovic enters the contest after defeating Casper Ruud in straight sets in the semifinal, while Tsitsipas clinched a come-from-behind victory over Alexander Zverev in the semifinal toset up clash with Djokovic.

  • Djokovic is making his second appearance in a final in 2022. He finished as a runner-up at Serbia Open last month after Andrey Rublev stunned him with a victory in three sets.
  • Italy Open is just his sixth tournament this year as he missed out majority of the tournament s due to his non-vaccination status.
  • After missing out on the Australian Open, his first tournament this year was Dubai Tennis championships, where he crashed out in the quarterfinals against a lesser-known Jiri Vesely in straight sets.
  • Dubai Tennis Championship was his only hard court tournament of the year and he then made his clay court debut in 2022 at Monte Carlo Masters.
  • At Monte Carlo, he was shocked in the first round as Alejandro Davidovich Fokina defeated him in three sets.
  • He then played his home tournament, which is the Serbia Open. There he reached the final but could not surpass Andrey Rublev and finished as runner-up.
  • At Madrid, he looked in good shape but faced a semifinal exit as 19-year-old Carlos Alcaraz defeated him in three sets.
  • At Italy, he has so far been so good, winning all his games in straight sets. He defeated opponents like Aslan Karatsev, Stan Wawrinka, Felix Auger-Aliassime and Casper Ruud in straight sets in the tournament.
  • Stefanos Tsitsipas, who won the Monte Carlo Masters last month is now eyeing to win his second title on clay court this year.
  • He started the year by reaching the semifinals of the Australian Open. He then finished as runner-up at ATP Rotterdam after losing the final in straight sets against Felix Auger Aliassime.
  • After a quarterfinal and semifinal appearance at Open 13 and Mexican Open, he suffered a dip in form facing second round exit at Indian Wells and third round exit at Miami Open.
  • He came back to form on clay court as he defeated Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in the Monte Carlo Masters final to win his first title.
  • In the next tournament at Barcelona, ​​he faced a quarterfinal exit after losing to Carlos Alcaraz.
  • He played the Madrid Open, where he lost in the semifinals to Alexander Zverev in three sets.
  • At Rome, apart from his quarterfinal contest against Jannik Sinner, he had to play three-setters in all his remaining games.

Djokovic vs Tsitsipas Head-to-Head: This will be the ninth meeting between both the players. Djokoivc leads the Head-to-Head record 6-2 against Tsitsipas. They last met in the final of 2021 French Open with Djokovic winning the game in five sets.

In the upcoming contest, Djokovic enters as the favorite but he can expect a good fight from the Greek. “Another final against him at one of the biggest tournaments we have in the world,” Djokovic said, ahead of the final. β€œHe’s definitely in form. The last few years he’s been [one of the] top two, three clay-court players. In general, top two, three in the world. ”

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Italian Open live streaming is available on ATP tour official website, Tennis TV and Discovery + App. Fans in India can also watch the LIVE streaming on Voot Select.

Kickoff: The match is expected to start at 7.30 PM IST on 15th May

Italian Open FINALS LIVE: Novak Djokovic eyes first title of the year, faces Stefanos Tsitsipas in blockbuster final – Follow Djokovic vs Tsitsipas LIVE updates

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