The second semi-final of Roland Garros as the tournament is coming to its finish. The second match in 2 days for both players and given how well both are playing at the moment the match should be a great one. To have more insights on this ATP Novak Djokovic vs Dominic Thiem match please check out the preview below.
World number one Novak Djokovic reached his first French Open semi-final since 2016 with a victory over German 5th seed Alexander Zverev. Novak had no problem finishing Zverev in straight sets. He looked dominant in every aspect of the game compared to Alexander. Djokovic is still yet to lose a single set at this tournament. He got through Hurkacz, Laaksonen, Caruso, Struff, and Zverev without giving away a single set. That’s an incredible achievement and it only shows in what an incredible form Novak is playing at the moment.
“I think the longer I play or the further I go in my career, the sense of history-making is only getting stronger. That’s one of the greatest motivations I have.” – Novak commented after being asked about the upcoming match and his historical Grand-Slams run. It will be interesting to see how one of the biggest stars of the older generation faces up at this huge tournament against one of the brightest new generation stars.
Thiem used to have a one bad second set after another in almost every match he played. However, finally, he managed to fix it against Khachanov. He even dominated the Russian in straight sets to reach the semi-final where he will clash against Novak Djokovic. Without a doubt, tomorrow will be the biggest test of the tournament for Thiem as Djokovic is one of the greatest to ever play this game. To meet him and have a chance to get to the final by defeating him motivation for Thiem should be at the highest level.
Thiem is also considered one of the best players on clay we have today. He was rolling on it this season as he already has some victories over Top tier players such as Federer and Nadal. Adding Novak on this list would be remarkable for a young man. Thiem is trying to earn his spot between the best ones. Tomorrow’s game is the most important one Thiem has ever had. As with victory at this tournament he might even reach top3 very soon.
Novak Djokovic vs Dominic Thiem H2H
Djokovic is leading H2H on clay 3 matches to 2.