Novak Djokovic wanted solely 75 minutes to win his 90th tour title, overcoming third-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-4 within the last of the Astana Open on Sunday.
Djokovic dominated his Greek opponent from the beginning, profitable the primary sport in little greater than a minute. The Serb didn’t face a break level within the match and hit 15 winners with solely seven unforced errors.
It was the Wimbledon champion’s fourth title of the yr, together with Rome and Tel Aviv.
The fourth-seeded Tsitsipas, 24, who was chasing his third title of 2022 after Monte Carlo and Mallorca, saved three of 5 break factors. He received solely 42 per cent of his second serve factors in distinction to Djokovic’s 80 per cent.
Djokovic transformed his third match level with a backhand winner for his second straight indoor hardcourt title after profitable in Tel Aviv final week.
“You know, 35 is just not 25,” Djokovic mentioned. “But I believe the expertise, most likely, in these sorts of matches and large events helps as nicely to method mentally in the appropriate method.”
Fritz beats Tiafoe in Japan Open last
Taylor Fritz defeated Frances Tiafoe 7-6 (3), 7-6 (2) in an all-American Japan Open last on Sunday.
It was an ideal 5 days for Fritz in Tokyo, who arrived at the event simply after the top of his seven days of quarantine in Seoul following a optimistic COVID-19 take a look at.
“It’s so loopy, and I could not have written it any higher.”
Tiafoe had come into the ultimate on the again of profitable 13 straight singles tiebreakers, however Fritz dominated the ultimate together with his aggressive hitting.