We are getting closer and closer to the end of an exciting Australian Open. An injured Roger Federer will take on Novak Djokovic in the semifinal in the lower part of the draw while Dominic Thiem will face his dear friend Sascha Zverev in the other final 4. Here an analysis of the live rankings and the possible outcomes for Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic.
Federer and Djokovic live rankings
Ranked no.3, the Swiss has a 5-0 win-loss record in 2020. Federer is now playing at the Australian Open where he defeated Steve Johnson 6-3 6-2 6-2, Filip Krajinovic 6-1 6-4 6-1, John Millman 4-6 7-62 6-4 4-6 7-68, Marton Fucsovics 4-6 6-1 6-2 6-2 and Tennys Sandgren 6-3 2-6 2-6 7-68 6-3.
Roger is still no.3 in the live rankings, but he will be no.4 if Dominic Thiem wins the Australian Open. It’s interesting to notice that if Federer wins the Australian Open he would be extremely close from being the new world no.2 as he would have only 30 points less than Djokovic (8440 vs. 8410).
The Swiss won 103 titles in his career: 47 on hard courts, 11 on clay courts, 21 on indoor courts, 5 on carpet courts and 19 on grass courts. (See the list of his titles)
Ranked world no.2, Novak has a 11-0 win-loss record in 2020. Djokovic is now playing at the Australian Open where he toppled Jan-Lennard Struff 7-65 6-2 2-6 6-1, Tatsuma Ito 6-1 6-4 6-2, Yoshihito Nishioka 6-3 6-2 6-2, Diego Sebastian Schwartzman 6-3 6-4 6-4 and Milos Raonic 6-4 6-3 7-61.
Novak is currently no.2 in the live rankings. However, the Serbian legend will be back no.1 if he defends his Australian Open title. In that case, will have 9720 points vs. Nadal’s 9395.
The last time that they played, Federer won 6-4 6-3 in the round robin in London (Nitto ATP Finals) in November 2019.
The Serbian has won 1 title in 2020 in Brisbane, Perth, Sydney.
Novak won 78 titles in his career: 45 on hard courts, 14 on clay courts, 13 on indoor courts and 6 on grass courts. (See the list of his titles)
Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic
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