Novak Djokovic (No. 1, Serbia), who was confirmed to be No. 1 in the year-end world rankings for the 8th time in his career
suffered a loss in the second game of the last tournament of the season.
Djokovic defeated Jannik Sinner (4th place, Italy) 1-2 (5-7) in the second match of the green group of the group stage on the third day of the Men’s Professional Tennis (ATP) Tour Neito ATP Finals held in Turin, Italy on the 15th (Korean time). We lost 7-6<7-5> 6-7<2-7>). 지울프-토토
Djokovic, who won 2-1 (7-6 <7-4> 6-7 <1-7> 6-3) against Holger Rune (8th place, Denmark) two days ago after a close match for 3 hours and 5 minuteswon 3 on this day. We fought for 10 minutes, but could not get over the last hurdle.
Djokovic defeated Rune in the first round and was confirmed to be ranked number one in the world at the end of this year, becoming the eighth person to be ranked number one in the world at the end of the year.
Born in 2001, Sinner of the home court won against Djokovic for the first time after losing all three matches.
This competition is the final match of the season in which the top eight players in the world rankings will participate and advance to the semifinals after the group stage.
The green group consisted of four players: Djokovic, Sinner, Rune, and Stefanos Tsitsipas (6th place, Greece). In the match between Rune and Tsitsipas held earlier, Tsitsipas withdrew during the first set due to back pain.
With Tsitsipas giving up his participation in the remaining matches, Hubert Hurkacs (9th place, Poland) will take his place as Djokovic’s opponent in the third match.
In the green group, Sinner has 2 wins and Djokovic and Rune both have 1 win and 1 loss, and the player who will advance to the semifinals will be determined based on the results of the third match.
Competing in the red group are Carlos Alcaras (2nd, Spain), Daniil Medvedev (3rd), Andrei Rublev (5th, both of Russia), and Alexander Zverev (7th, Germany).