Stefanos Tsitsipas fell within the Internazionali d’Italia last on Sunday in opposition to the Novak Djokovic, but it surely was one other spectacular week from the Greek star. The 23-year-old is now as much as second within the Pepperstone ATP Race To Turin, trailing first-placed Rafael Nadal by simply 130 factors.
A victory in opposition to Djokovic on the Foro Italico would have despatched the 2019 Nitto ATP Finals champion into first, forward of Nadal. Regardless of the loss, he’ll enter Roland Garros within the high two within the Pepperstone ATP Race To Turin for the second consecutive 12 months (no one competing this week in Geneva or Lyon can catch him).
Tsitsipas is making an attempt to qualify for the season finale for the fourth consecutive 12 months. This season’s Nitto ATP Finals can be held from 13-20 November.
Pepperstone ATP Race To Turin Standings (Full Listing)
The person who defeated him on the Foro Italico, Djokovic, soared 18 locations into tenth within the Race. Coming into the week, the Serbian had simply 610 factors. However by claiming a record-extending thirty eighth ATP Masters 1000 title, he added 1,000 factors to his whole to maneuver into the thick of the Race.
Djokovic is simply 5 factors behind ninth-placed Casper Ruud and 155 factors behind eighth-placed Taylor Fritz, who’s trying to qualify for the Nitto ATP Finals for the primary time.
Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime moved into fourth as he additionally pursues a maiden look on the year-end championships. The 21-year-old reached the quarter-finals in Rome, the place Djokovic ousted him in a decent two-setter.
Auger-Aliassime has now made the quarter-finals in 4 consecutive tournaments and lifted his first ATP Tour trophy earlier this 12 months in Rotterdam.
Defending Nitto ATP Finals champion Alexander Zverev, who additionally triumphed on the season finale in 2018, climbed to fifth within the Pepperstone ATP Race To Turin after advancing to the Rome semi-finals. The German trails Auger-Aliassime by simply 45 factors.
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