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Determined Thiem survives Djokovic in the semifinal. HIGHLIGHTS, INTERVIEW – LONDON RESULTS

Dominic Thiem survives Novak Djokovic 7-5 6-710 7-65 in the semifinal at the Nitto ATP Finals on Saturday after conquering a huge battle. Thiem will face Daniil Medvedev in the final.

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1st Set -
Thiem 7-5
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ThiemDjokovic
4
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ThiemDjokovic
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ThiemDjokovic
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ThiemDjokovic
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ThiemDjokovic
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The set was even with both players refusing to concede anything to the opposition. Eventually, the only discrepancy was one break that Thiem conquered in the 11th game (6-5) just before finally managing to win the set (7-5).

Thiem was clinical in converting the only break point that he conquered in the 11th game (5-5 30-40). On the other side, Dominic didn’t concede a single break point during this set.

They played 68 points. Dominic was the winner of the set after clinching 6 more points than the Serbian (37-31). The Austrian dropped 9 points on serve (26-9). In addition, on the other side, Novak conceded 11 points on serve (22-11).

2nd Set -
Djokovic 7-6
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11
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T
12
10
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DjokovicThiem
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DjokovicThiem
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5
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5
4
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DjokovicThiem
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A
DjokovicThiem
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40
DjokovicThiem
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1
15
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DjokovicThiem
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0

Neither player conceded a service game during this set. Therefore the affair had to be decided at the tiebreak. Finally, Novak won a thrilling breaker 12-10 after a huge fight with 22 points played.

Tiebreak

Novak won 7 minibreaks in the 3rd (1-2), 6th (4-2), 10th (5-5), 14th (7-7), 15th (8-7), 18th (9-9) and 22nd (12-10) point. On the other side, Dominic won 7 minibreaks in the 1st (1-0), 8th (4-4), 12th (6-6), 13th (7-6), 16th (8-8), 17th (9-8) and 20th (10-10) point.

This was the tiebreak sequence: 0-1, 0-2, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 4-3, 4-4, 5-4, 5-5, 5-6, 6-6, 6-7, 7-7, 8-7, 8-8, 8-9, 9-9, 9-10, 10-10, 11-10, 12-10

The Serbian was unable to convert any of the 3 conquered break points. He had 3 break points opportunities in the 8th (4-3 30-40) and the 12th game (6-5 15-40 and 30-40). Novak saved 4 set points when he was 5-6, 6-7, 8-9 and 9-10 down. On the other side, Dominic wasn’t able to convert 1 break point in the 5th game (2-2 30-40).

They contested 91 points. The set was a huge battle since finally Djokovic won just 3 more points than Thiem (47-44). Novak conceded 12 points on serve (32-12). on the other side of the net, the Austrian conceded 15 points on serve (32-15).

3rd Set -
Thiem 7-6
ThiemDjokovic
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ThiemDjokovic
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ThiemDjokovic
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A
ThiemDjokovic
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ThiemDjokovic
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3
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0
40
ThiemDjokovic
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2
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ThiemDjokovic
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40


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