It is the second men’s semifinal of the most important brick dust tournament. The Serbian is a favorite and is looking to return to the final after four years.
Serbian Novak Djokovic faces Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas, in one of the men’s semifinals of Roland Garros 2020, which is played on clay courts in the French Open complex in the city of Paris.
The game will be followed by the match that from 10 o’clock (Argentine time) will play the Spanish Rafael Nadal and the Argentine Diego Schwartzman.
Both matches are scheduled at the Philippe Chatrier stadium in the Roland Garros complex, with live televising and ESPN live (Channels 102 of Cablevisión and 621 of DirecTV).
On his way to the semi-finals, Novak Djokovic only lost one set. He eliminated the Swede Mikael Ymer (80) by 6-0, 6-2 and 6-3; the Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis (66) by 6-1, 6-2 and 6-2; Colombian Daniel Galán (153) 6-0, 6-3 and 6-3; Russian Karen Khachanov (16) 6-4, 6-3 and 6-3; and the Spanish Carreño Busta (18) by 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 and 6-4.
Stefanos Tsitsipas, meanwhile, had a difficult time against Jaume Munar (109), whom he beat 4-6, 2-6, 6-1, 6-4 and 6-4, and then he no longer had major problems: he beat the Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas (60) 6-1, 6-4 and 6-2; Aljaz Bedene (56) from Slovenia 6-1, 6-2, 3-1 and retired; the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov (20) by 6-3, 7-6 (9) and 6-2; and Russian Andrey Rublev (12) by 7-5, 6-2 and 6-3.
The Serbian, 33 years old and number 1 in the world, dominates the particular confrontation 3-2, with victory in their only duel in brick dust, in the final of last year at the Masters 1000 in Madrid by 6-3 and 6-4.
The Greek, 22 years old and number 6 in the ATP ranking, won the first duel between the two, in the round of 16 of the Canadian Masters 1000, on hard courts. This year they crossed paths in the definition of Dubai, which remained for Nole in straight sets.