Taylor Harry Fritz defeated Cameroon Norrie in Paris on Thursday and according to the live rankings, he will be the new American number 1 on Monday. This is a great achievement for Taylor, who will finish the season as the top American player at ATP level. It’s worth remembering that earlier in the year, Taylor Fritz had also a knee operation right before Wimbledon.
Taylor Fritz will have to face Novak Djokovic in the quarter-final of the ATP1000 in Paris. Here are the live rankings.
The American reached the final in St. Petersburg (St. Petersburg Open).
Djokovic in Paris, ranking, and results in 2021
The Serbian has won 4 titles in 2021 at the Australian Open, in Belgrade, at the French Open and in Wimbledon. Djokovic was the finalist in Rome (Internazionali BNL d’Italia) and at the U.S. Open.
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)
Taylor Harry Fritz and Novak Djokovic fought against each other 4 times. Their actual head to head record is 4-0 for Djokovic. Previously, the last time they squared off, Novak Djokovic won 6-3 7-6(5) in the 2nd round in Rome (Internazionali BNL d’Italia) on the 11th of May 2021.
In the video below you can watch the highlights.
Taylor Harry Fritz and Novak Djokovic
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