Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray had been the final gamers standing on the 2010 ATP Finals in London. Nadal prevailed over Murray after an epic battle that lasted for over three hours, and Federer joined him within the title conflict following a 6-1, 6-4 conquer Djokovic in an hour and 21 minutes.
Talking after his defeat, Djokovic praised Federer and mentioned the occasion bought a wonderful remaining with Nadal as his rival on the opposite facet of the web. Novak couldn’t do a lot in opposition to Roger within the second semi-final, making a horrible begin and failing to extend the second set and lengthen his possibilities.
The Swiss misplaced serve from the one break level supplied to the Serb and secured 4 breaks from 11 alternatives to regulate the scoreboard and stay on the title course. Roger stormed over Novak within the opener and claimed it 6-1 in 31 minutes after dominating serve and return.
Djokovic grabbed his solely break originally of the second set and cast a 3-0 benefit earlier than Federer began to climb again. Roger pulled the break again in recreation 5 and wasted three break possibilities within the seventh recreation.
Nonetheless, Federer broke him at 4-4 with a pointy return and sealed the deal on his serve to set Rafael Nadal conflict. Battling for the trophy, Federer beat Nadal 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 in an hour and 38 minutes for his fifth ATP Finals crown.
It was their second assembly of the season and the eighth win for Roger in 22 conferences in opposition to the Spaniard, the third on the ATP Finals from as many clashes.
Novak Djokovic misplaced to Roger Federer on the 2010 ATP Finals.
Nadal served at 77% and gave his greatest to remain in contact with the extra superior indoor participant, creating two break possibilities and seizing one in set quantity two.
Roger was untouchable behind his first serve (37 from 40 factors received), changing all three break alternatives to forge a vital distinction within the deciding set and cross the end line first. The Swiss made extra unforced errors and thrice extra winners than his rival, holding the factors on his racquet and avoiding lengthy rallies whereas holding his backhand protected.
Federer had the sting within the shortest factors as much as 4 strokes due to his preliminary shot and the primary groundstroke, toppling Rafa within the mid-range exchanges to seal the deal in type. “Having Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal within the remaining is sweet for the match.
It ought to be a troublesome match. If Roger performs the way in which he did in opposition to me and all through the occasion, he has a very good probability of lifting the trophy. Then again, Nadal has performed nice tennis too. Each Rafa and Roger received all 4 matches thus far, and it ought to be an thrilling remaining,” Novak Djokovic mentioned.