Djokovic happy after equalling another Federer’s record. Zverev next in the Olympics

Novak Djokovic explains why he was so happy with the his match against Kei Nishikori

Novak Djokovic And Roger Federer
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Novak Djokovic keeps on chasing Roger Federer’s records. The Serbian sensation has just won his 13th singles match at the Olympics to equal Roger Federer’s tally. Nevertheless, the world number 1 has the big opportunity to go one step further if he beats Sascha Zverev on Friday in the semi-final.

Djokovic happy after beating Nishikori

Novak Djokovic played a fantastic match in the quarterfinals against Kei Nishikori. Novak conceded only 2 games to the Japanese player, winning 6-2 6-0. Novak now has a remarkable 17-2 win-loss record against Kei.

After the match, Djokovic commented:

“Kei, I know his game very well. Him playing in Japan, this court where he had lots of success, I knew that he’s going to play very quick. And he’s not gonna give me a lot of time, so I had to be very alert. And I feel I had an answer for everything he had.”

Djokovic in Tokyo, ranking, and results in 2021

Novak Djokovic Stats info

Now the world no.1, the Serbian has managed to achieve a 38-3 win-loss record in 2021. The Serbian is playing at the moment in Tokyo where he ousted Hugo Dellien 6-2 6-2, Jan-Lennard Struff 6-4 6-3, Alejandro Davidovich Fokina 6-3 6-1 and Kei Nishikori 6-2 6-0.

Novak Djokovic will take on the world no.5 Alexander Zverev in the semifinal on Friday at 5:00 pm on Centre Court. Their head to head is 6-2 for Djokovic.

The Serbian conquered 4 titles in 2021 at the Australian Open, in Belgrade, at the French Open and in Wimbledon. Novak reached the final in Rome (Internazionali BNL d’Italia).

Djokovic won 85 titles in his career: 48 on hard courts, 17 on clay courts, 13 on indoor courts and 7 on grass courts. (See the list of his titles)

Djokovic's Record

Zverev in Tokyo, ranking, and results in 2021

Alexander Zverev Stats info

At the moment ranked no.5, the German achieved a compiled 31-11 match record in 2021. Zverev is now playing in Tokyo where he beat Yen-Hsun Lu 6-1 6-3, Daniel Elahi Galan 6-2 6-2, Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-4 7-65 and Jeremy Chardy 6-4 6-1.

Alexander Zverev will take on the world no.1 Novak Djokovic in the semifinal on Friday at 5:00 pm on Centre Court. The head to head is 6-2 for Djokovic.

Zverev has won 2 titles in 2021 in Acapulco and in Madrid.

Zverev won 15 titles in his career: 4 on hard courts, 6 on clay courts and 5 on indoor courts. (See the list of his titles)

Zverev's Record

Novak Djokovic and Alexander Zverev played each other 8 times. Their actual head to head record is 6-2 for Djokovic. Previously, the last time they played, Novak Djokovic won 6-7(6) 6-2 6-4 7-6(6) in the quarter in Melbourne (Australian Open) on the 16th of February 2021.

In the following video you can watch the highlights.


Roger Federer in 2021

Roger Federer Stats info

At the moment ranked no.9, Roger played his last match on the 7th of July when he surrendered to world no.12 Hubert Hurkacz 6-3 7-6(4) 6-0 in the quarter in Wimbledon (draw).

During this season the Swiss has a 9-4 record.

Federer's Record

Novak Djokovic, Alexander Zverev and Roger Federer

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