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|Novak Djokovic (SRB)||7||6||2|
|Daniil Medvedev (RUS)||5||2||0|
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Djokovic – Medvedev 1:0: Two breakballs for Medvedev – and Djokovic conceded them both! Really strong from the Serbs. We have to repeat: Medvedev misses too many options. He discussed with his trainer, almost dismantled the second racket, and shouts of “Nole, Nole” echoed from the audience. It could happen very quickly now.
Australian Open in the live ticker: Djokovic takes second set against Medvedev
Djokovic – Medvedev 5:2: That’s just a little too immature from Medvedev. He always takes good chances and makes simple mistakes. So the Djoker can establish his dominance – and dictate the game from the line. His serves are also currently perfect.
The 25-year-old has not been able to make up such a deficit in his entire career.
Djokovic – Medvedev 4:2: Easy game here now for Medvedev, Djokovic saves energy and gives away. 4-2 now.
Djokovic – Medvedev 4:1: Djokovic now dominates and thunders his service game. Is he driving in the second sentence right here?
The German referee Nico Helwerth interrupts the game – and lets the ball repeat. Correct sign from Stuttgart, then he asks for silence again and receives applause.
The Djoker comes back strong here in the second set – because Medvedev leaves many chances. After the break he suddenly has a weaker phase.
Djokovic – Medvedev 1:1: Re-break Djokovic! Everything back in line.
Djokovic – Medvedev 0:1: Djokovic served for the second set. Incidentally, the fans really go with them – there are 7,000 spectators. Completely unusual noise for sports fans, but of course it’s really fun. And Medvedev manages the break right away!
Australian Open: world class final! Djokovic wins contested first set against Medvedev
Djokovic – Medvedev 7:5: Medvedev has to – otherwise the first sentence will be gone! And the Djoker does it very well, tacts extremely well. Again and again he pushes the Russians out and then has a lot of space and time. Three set balls! But Medvedev swallows the first. And the second! Crazy! And then he hits the net – first sentence for Djokovic. 42 minutes played.
Djokovic – Medvedev 6:5: Djokovic counters strongly and makes it 6: 5! He also doesn’t give his opponent a chance in the service game.
Djokovic – Medvedev 5:5: Medvedev keeps his nerve here! Compensation for 5: 5, the Russian does not give up a point.
Djokovic – Medvedev 5:4: Djokovic benefits from a Medvedev mistake and brings the 5: 4 – important game for the Serbs. Is he breaking the first sentence now?
Australian Open NOW in the live ticker: Awesome spectacle between Djokovic and Medvedev
Djokovic – Medvedev 4:4: Everything in here in this match. And both make use of the complete tennis palette – Medvedev and Djokovic are incredibly variable.
Djokovic – Medvedev 4:3: Now Djokovic comes back and gets his service game! Can they keep up this pace?
Djokovic – Medvedev 3:3: “Guys, the match started! Really world class now from both players ”, rejoices Boris Becker at the Eurosport microphone. We can only agree with that! It’s wrong what Medvedev is now offering for a show. 3: 3 after 0: 3!
The n the first serve goes wrong and then a stop is neglected! Medvedev with his first breakballs – and he uses the first! Now this is going to be the spectacle we were hoping for!
The Russian shoots two aces around Djokovic’s ears – first game for the challenger.
Djokovic – Medvedev 3:0: Is that strong! THREE TO ZERO! Medvedev doesn’t take a trick here, Djokovic even plays serve and volley at the end – the Dominator is here!
The Russian can fend off the first, but not the second. 2-0 for Nole!
The Serb is extremely determined and takes the first game.
Australian Open now in the live ticker: Djokovic against Medvedev
09.36 a.m .: “We are expecting a terrific final,” said tennis expert Boris Becker before the start of the match at Eurosport. We also! And now it finally starts. Have fun with the men’s final of the Australian Open 2021!
The players are currently still warming up in the catacombs of the Rod Laver Arena. In ten minutes they will march in.
09.14 a.m .: Are we seeing a premiere today? Medvedev does not yet have a Grand Slam title, the Djoker alone has won the Australian Open eight times.
The Russian prevailed in the end – he could well cause problems for Novak Djokovic today. We are excited!
Update from February 21, 8.26 a.m .: It starts here in the Rod Laver Arena in around an hour! Who will crown the Australian Open today? Daniil Medvedev challenges the dominator Novak Djokovic – it will certainly be exciting! Incidentally, a German also plays an important role in the grand finale.
The 35-year-old was already active in all four majors and also in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Since 2019 he has been part of the team of the International Tennis Federation ITF, which is also used in Grand Slams.
Australian Open: men’s final in live ticker – will Medvedev manage the surprise against Djokovic?
The Serb has finished the tennis fairy tale of qualifier Aslan Karazev confidently and can crown his special down-under story with the ninth title *. He will face Daniil Medvedev in the final on Sunday.
Djokovic, last year’s winner, gave his Russian semi-final opponent no chance on Thursday in Melbourne with a 6: 3, 6: 4, 6: 2 and was the first player to reach the men’s final. Against Karazev – number 114 in the world rankings – the industry leader had significantly fewer problems than two days earlier in the quarter-final victory over Hamburg’s Alexander Zverev.
In less than two hours, when the fans returned to the Rod Laver Arena * after the five-day lockdown, the 33-year-old made his ninth final at the first Grand Slam tournament of the season.
Australian Open: Men’s final in the live ticker – Djokovic versus Medvedev
The 25-year-old moved into his second Grand Slam final after the US Open 2019 and once again has the chance to win his first title in one of the four most important tournaments. (akl / dpa) * tz.de is part of the Ippen-Digital network.
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