I really developed my game I think in the right direction.”. Audacious from Novak, for him to play a drop like that at this stage. 5:  |3-1| IMPORTANT HOLD FOR NOVAK! The 33-year-old Serb has finished the year as the top-ranked player for a sixth time, equalling the record set by American great Pete Sampras. 1:  |3-0| DJOKOVIC UP A BREAK NOW! 30-15 with an ace by the Serb. The high ball is rammed into the net by Novak. Now, Djokovic can come out refreshed and try and turn this match around in more favourable climes. By entering your details, you are agreeing to Radio Times privacy policy. Djokovic makes it 30-0 with an inside out winner of his own. Novak draws Thiem forward with a drop and the two exchange a few slices on the full before Novak wins the point and the game. But perhaps these things even themselves out because after forcing a third break point, Thiem hits a backhand pass that cracks off the net and flies over Djokovic's head. Thiem then produces one of the shots of the tournament to chase down a Djokovic drop volley and find the most sensationally angled backhand winner on the stretch. Double fault from Thiem. Thiem is throwing everything at his opponent though, and he eventually saves a break point with a backhand that dribbles over the net. The FFT flatly denied such claims and said that both men agreed to suspend the match because the forecast for the next couple of hours was so bad. 40-0 as Thiem's backhand flies long down the centre. Great baseline play from Novak. You need to be a subscriber to join the conversation. Thiem will serve for a place in the final. “That victory gave me so much relief and so much confidence because finally I got my first Masters 1000 title on hardcourt,” he said. 4:  |2-1| DJOKOVIC HOLDS! Nadal's straight-set success moved him above the Austrian at the top of Group London 2020 - named in tribute to the event's 50th anniversary - after the opening matches. Poor on the second serve, has Thiem been on the night so far as Djokovic forces another error from Thiem with a a great service return. Eighth seed Rublev struggled on serve in the first set - admitting it was a sign of nerves on his Finals debut - and was punished when Nadal earned the decisive break for a 4-2 lead, which he did not relinquish. Thiem hits two barnstorming inside-in forehands for 30-30, but he falters with a backhand to allow Djokovic to move to 40-30. 15-0 as Djokovic comes down the track and executes a flawless cross court winner off his forehand. Djokovic will serve to avoid his first grand-slam defeat in 27 matches. 30-30. However, the Austrian ace overcame Nadal in the quarter-finals of this tournament to seal his place in the final four. He's 15-30 up but makes three straight errors - ending with a failed drop shot - to cough up the break. 1:  |5-4| Stabilising game for Novak as he holds with ease. The current world No. Djokovic went for a quick break at the end of the set, but we're now back under way. He reportedly said "well done" and "You've made yourself recognizable now.". 30-15. No-one can explain why there has been such a long delay. There were unconfirmed reports of him speeding away from Roland Garros muttering "so long suckers" as Thiem chased after him shaking his fists. Gigantic inside out forehand across the court from Thiem. Djokovic then drags a backhand well wide and it's three break points for Thiem at 0-40. Three of those were on his favoured clay, but he also came from a set down to beat the Serb on hardcourts at the ATP Finals in November. Had this gone to Novak, a fifth was definitely in the making. Shoots an ace to close the game. 0-15 as Thiem nails a spectacular down the line forehand for a winner. But not on Chatrier. 15-0. 1:  |6-4| DJOKOVIC TAKES THE FIRST SET!Thiem's forehand down the centre shoots long. THIEM CLOSES OUT THE GAME AS Djokovic hits a regulation forehand drive out of bounds. 30-40 break point for Novak. Thiem runs around a return and nails an inside-out forehand winner to force 30-30, and stand two points from victory. The 25-year-old had undoubtedly been in the ascendancy on Friday evening, with Djokovic allowing the windy conditions to get into his head. The Austrian fourth seed, who had led 3-1 in the third set when play was called off on Friday, will take on Nadal on Sunday in a repeat of last year's final. Dominic Thiem v Novak Djokovic will take place on the morning of Sunday 2nd February 2020. US Open champion Thiem won 7-6 (7-5) 4-6 6-3 at an empty O2 Arena. "Djokovic has been drawn in a tough group in the eight-man tournament, with Daniil Medvedev, Alexander Zverev and Diego Schwartzman for company. He will play Rafael Nadal tomorrow - a shame he'll most likely barely be able to walk. Honestly I cannot believe how he is getting to some of these shots. Now it'll be Djokovic's turn to serve into the wind. Still can't find it! Djokovic definitely looking zippier today than yesterday. We rely on advertising to help fund our award-winning journalism. 30-0 as Thiem's service return finds the net. He was comfortably beaten in straight sets 12 months ago but is improving all the time and defeated Nadal on clay for a fourth successive season in Barcelona in April. But this is his best effort outside of the French Open. They are all fired up. Djokovic saves the first but nets a backhand volley on the second! To continue enjoying Sportstar, you can turn off your adblocker or subscribe to Sportstar Plus. 13 winners, just 4 unforced errors and he's right back in it, is Djokovic. No matter though, Djokovic forces a second break point and this time he takes it when Thiem pushes a lob long. 2:  |4-5| THIEM BREAKS!Djokovic feels the set leaning back towards him now. He lets himself down here. Thiem's forehand return falls long. You can unsubscribe at any time. A little callous from Thiem as he throws away a 40-0 advantage by hitting a cross-court forehand wide. Djokovic had made repeating the feat, which he achieved with his first title at Roland Garros in 2016, a huge target but Thiem cemented his status as the heir apparent to Rafael Nadal on clay with a dramatic 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 victory. Thiem having a far harder time finding winners, double faulting and then netting a backhand to fall down 15-30. Deep serve, then gigantic forehand and then approach to the net for a winner. And he does! Djokovic's biggest victory of the year came when he won his 17th Grand Slam at the Australian Open in January and he goes into the ATP Finals having lost just three of his 42 matches in 2020. That.is.magical. Class. Oh wow, Djokovic stops the rally mid-point saying Thiem's forehand went long. One, two but not three. Adv to Novak and what a scintillating way to do so. He is supremely fit and regarded as one of the fastest movers on court, with a one-handed backhand that generates heavy spin and a power-packed forehand. Some people can barely watch and they have my sympathies. Oh and he's certainly sensing it now as a Thiem lob is caught by the wind and flies out of Djokovic's reach. Adv Thiem. Adv to Djokovic as Thiem messes up another down the line drive. Thiem serves big to Novak's forehand and then converts the volley into an inside out forehand winner on the full. Deuce #1. Djokovic had Thiem deep with his forehand and then had enough time for a forehand, down the line winner but he hits it wide. Adv to Thiem. Thiem is in trouble again down 15-30, but he steadies himself to reel off the next three points and dig out the hold. Deuce. 0-30 as Thiem misses yet another single-handed down the line backhand. Thiem's serve is too quick and wide for Djokovic to return. Adv to Thiem and another break point opportunity. Djokovic, you beauty! ISL 2020-21 news, Jamshedpur FC preview: Can the Coyle-Valskis combo light the fuse? Thiem challenges but it's a futile one. Thiem then ekes out a massive hold with a couple of nerveless points. 3:  |0-2| THIEM BAILS OUT TO HOLD! Dominic Thiem produced a stunning upset over Novak Djokovic in the French Open semi-finals to end the world number one's hopes of holding all four grand slam titles. 3:  |0-1| THIEM BREAKS EARLY! He is playing closer the baseline and that allowed him to charge to the net faster and execute the overhead smash for a winner. Another double fault. The Serbian starts with a double fault. We are ready for the third. Thiem, the world No. Eurosport is also available through Amazon Prime. The lob from the Serb falls wide. ADV to the Serb after he wins the point with another volley, this time off his forehand. Unforced error from Thiem as he shoots a forehand drive long. Both players missing break points at the start of the fifth set. Djokovic nets a forehand to absolutely gift Thiem the break. "I know I have a super difficult match against Dominic but a win in two sets helps for the confidence.". Welcome back to the resumption of this French Open semi-final between the world No 1 Novak Djokovic and the supposed next King of clay Dominic Thiem. Can Thiem take the chance? Comes forward after pushing Djokovic deep and then finishes it off with a cross-court drop volley. 15-15. Djokovic is gunning for his eighth Australian Open title while Thiem will fight for his first Grand Slam success. Our best wishes for a productive day. A match that could be ending fairly soon unless Djokovic gets his act together. Oh,no! Two aces to close the first game. Dominic Thiem and Rafael Nadal put on a show of the highest quality in a near-empty O2 Arena as Thiem edged closer to the semi-finals with a straight sets win. 15-15. Thiem with a cracking down the line winner off his forehand. SCORES READ [ NOVAK DJOKOVIC - DOMINIC THIEM]. More of these Thiem! IT'S GRAND SLAM NO. Novak's cross-court forehand falls just wide of the left baseline. 30-15. 40-30. Thiem recovers well to force 30-30 but he's very unlucky with a backhand that clips the tape and allows Djokovic to flick away a forehand pass to bring up a break point. Instead, he decides to play a drop off the forehand that finds the net. Already have an account with us? Read about our approach to external linking. 3:  |0-3| THIEM UP A DOUBLE BREAK! Last meeting: 2019 ATP Finals: Thiem beat Djokovic (5)6-7, 6-3, 7-6(5), Head-to-head on Outdoor Hard: Djokovic leads 2-0 to Thiem. Alerts: Get tennis news sent to your phone, Love Island and basketball star Ovie Soko. The a fault. But brilliant defence and then a backhand passing shot earn Thiem a fourth set point, and this time he takes it! Novak Djokovic serving for the match. -  GETTY IMAGES. What a strange end to the match we're having. Pushes Novak deep with his inside out forehand and The Serb somehow manages to get it back. After Djokovic attacks the net, Thiem sends him back with a brilliant lob. DJOKOVIC BREAKS! His mood darkens further when he drags a forehand wide to present Thiem with a set point. Thiem twice had points for 5-1. From that point, it seemed almost inevitable the 20-time Grand Slam champion would wrap up a straight-set win and duly did without even facing a break point. Novak was deep and just when he was running back in, Thiem executed a delightful drop and left the Serb with no chanc.e 40-30 after he bags a forehand down the line winner. He then overcooks a backhand and it's break point Djokovic at 30-40. Deuce. Thiem drills an ace and holds comfortably. This is a huge moment. He sends a backhand into the tramlines though, and it's deuce. Novak makes a futile challenge. He looks so tight right now, and after blaring a forehand long he's all of a sudden down break point. Djokovic breaks to love after a Thiem forehand spins wide, and instantly reclaims the break advantage. Djokovic, in the centre of the court, rams the backhand into the net. Spanish second seed Nadal, 34, won 6-3 6-4 as the season-ending event began in London for the final time. Adv to Novak. 15-15. Next in, the seven-time AO and the defending champion, Novak Djokovic. 2:  |1-2| THEIM BREAKS! Then, Thiem ran across for a backhand pass attempt and Novak responded with by netting the volley. Well, that was some game from Thiem. Novak Djokovic faces a big challenge in the shape of Dominic Thiem when the pair meet in the Australian Open final on Sunday. Instead it's 4-3. “He always plays his best tennis in Australia since many, many years. Another heart-wrenching baseline exchange which ends with Novak's forehand rifling long. After sending Djokovic back with a great ground stroke but netted the volley on the approach. Djokovic wins the toss and he will serve first. Get your gears turning with hundreds of puzzles, with new ones added each week - and enjoy a seven day free trial! Here's the backhand winner on the stretch I was talking about: Thiem/@ThiemDomi /(@Eurosport_RU ) pic.twitter.com/BVd3gqLZNU. 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Can’t get to the shops? 40-0  Good serve from Thiem, who outfoxed Novak with a quick second serve and the Serb missed the ball completely. Final fuel up, @ThiemDomi #AO2020 | #AusOpen pic.twitter.com/GK7j0XJOJB, Round 1: beat Jan-Lennard Struff Struff – 7-6(5), 6-2, 2-6, 6-1, Round 3: beat Yoshihito Nishioka– 6-3, 6-2, 6-2, Round 4: beat Diego Schwartzman(14) – 6-3, 6-4, 6-4, Quarterfinals: beat Milos Raonic(32)  6-4, 6-4, 7-6(1), Seminfinals: beat Roger Federer(3)- 7-6(1), 6-4, 6-3, Final fuel up, @ThiemDomi#AO2020 | #AusOpen pic.twitter.com/GK7j0XJOJB, Round 1: beat Adrian Mannarino – 6-3, 7-5, 6-2, Round 2 : beat Alex Bolt – 6-2, 5-7, 6-7(5), 6-1, 6-2, Round 3: beat Taylor Fritz – 6-2, 6-4, (5)6-7 6-4, Round 4 : beat Gael Monfils(10) – 6-2, 6-4, 6-4, Quarterfinals: beat Rafael Nadal(1) - 7-6(3), 7-6(4), 4-6, 7-6(6), Semifinals: beat Alexander Zverev (7)- 3-6., 6-4, 7-6(3), 7-6(4). Adv to Thiem, another break point opportunity. Thiem, who has beaten four seeds to make the grade, including Rafael Nadal in the last eight, is no stranger to Grand Slam finals, making the last two at Roland Garros. 3:  |1-5| EASY HOLD FOR THIEM! He is moving better, faster and looks more calm and composed. The match will take place from 8:30am UK time. From the centre of the court, Thiem with a huge forehand winner. Top-spin and the ball died down on Thiem, who had no chance to return that. It travels long. Tweeting a photo of an empty court and blue sky. A low return is too hot for a net-rushing Djokovic to handle, and Thiem leads two sets to one! Djokovic looks set for a pretty simple hold at 40-15, but Thiem battles back to deuce with a couple of sensational drop shots. Djokovic with another unforced error as his backhand return finds the net. That's all for this edition of the Australian Open. The players are due on court in the next few minutes. It’s absolutely his comfort zone here,” he said. Will the women's final ever start? For just £25 enjoy a tasting trio and learn from a Laithwaite's wine expert! Djokovic eventually holds, having saved two break points (the other prior to the rain delay). There were accusations that Djokovic, who is trailing 6-2, 3-6, 3-1, pushed for the match to be held over because of how badly he was struggling to deal with the wind.

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