Djokovic for the primary time in opposition to Van de Zandschloop within the second spherical of the match in Astana
Djokovic – Van de Zandschlup 1:1
Djokovic lost only one point in the first game, in which he served, and then Van de Zandschloop won his first game 1:1. All six first serves have been thrown by the Dutchman so far.
The match has started, Djokovic is serving
The match between Djokovic and Van de Zandschloop in Astana has started. Serbian tennis player serves first.
Tennis players on the court in Astana
Novak Djokovic and Botik van de Zandschlup took the court in Astana. The match will start soon, after the warm-up…
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This will be the first duel between Novak Djokovic and Botik van de Zandschlupp, and the winner will play in the next round against Karen Kačanov, who this morning defeated Croatian Marin Čilić 2:1 in sets (2:6, 6:3, 6:3).
After won the tournament in Tel AvivDjokovic is at the start of the tournament in Astana, in just an hour of tennis, convincingly defeated Christian Garin 2:0 in sets (6:1, 6:1).
Djokovic’s opponent today – the Dutchman Botik van de Zandschloop is currently the 34th player on the ATP list, and in the first round of the tournament in Astana he defeated the Kazakh Beibit Zukaev 2:0 (6:1, 6:1).
With a triumph at the tournament in the capital of Kazakhstan, Novak Djokovic would secure a place in the final tournament of the season, which will be played from November 13 to 20 in Turin.
The ATP Astana 500 Series is played for a prize pool of $2,054,825.