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ATP Finals 2018; Roger Federer eyes on 100th Single Title

ATP Finals 2018; Roger Federer eyes on 100th Single Title
Written by Abhishek Lohia

ATP Finals 2018: Roger Federer eyes will be set to win his 100th Single Title in the ATP Finals starting on Sunday. However, he is expected to get tough competition from his close rivarly and world number one tennis player Novak Djokovic. Both of these players have won 34 Grand Slam titles and are the champions of this tournament in London’s O2 Arena. The shine of the tournament has diminished after the departure of Spain’s Rafael Nadal and Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro. Former champion Andy Murray and past champion Gregor Dimitrov, who has been struggling to return after injury, will not play in the tournament.

Swiss King Roger Federer lost to Paris Masters in the semi-finals. Due to this loss, his dream of winning the 100th title could not be completed in this tennis tournament. Now he has to wait till at least the ATP Finals Tournament to touch this milestone.

This tournament will be played in London from November 11. Roger Federer, who won 99 ATP singles titles, competed in the semifinals of the Paris Masters against Novak Djokovic of Serbia. This match proved to be very thorny and both the players fought each other for one point each. The match lasted for nearly three hours, finally, Novak Djokovic won this game by 7-6 (8/6), 5-7, 7-6 (7/3).

Eight players who earn the highest number of points in the session can participate in this tournament. Players are divided into two groups of four or four players and after the round robin, two top players from each group will get a place in the semi-finals. Federer has been placed in Group Leyton Hewitt with Kevin Anderson, Dominic Thimm, and Kei Nishikori, while Djokovic has got a place in Group Guaga Quartan with Alexandre Zverev, Marin Silich and John Ezr.

Predicted semifinal results:

Novak Djokovic def. Kevin Anderson

Roger Federer def. Alexander Zverev

About the author

Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia was a Sports and Political Writer working for Newsfolo and is no longer associated with the organization.

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