Novak Djokovic stated he’s hoping to place the cherry on prime of a profitable 2023 season with a document seventh ATP Finals title, after the world primary beat Carlos Alcaraz within the semi-final to arrange a showdown with Jannik Sinner.
Djokovic has received the Australian Open, French Open and U.S. Open this yr to take his tally as much as 24 Grand Slam titles and overtake rival Rafa Nadal. He additionally surpassed Steffi Graf’s document for probably the most weeks as world primary.
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“I had an almost perfect season, Grand Slam season,” Djokovic informed reporters after his 6-3 6-2 win over Alcaraz on Saturday.
“Ended the year as number one in the world, reached really all the objectives that I had, broke many records, made history of the sport. Of course, I’m thrilled with the season.
“But one more match to go. Hopefully I can crown the season with another win.”
Djokovic will tackle native favorite Sinner within the ultimate afterward Sunday, the place the world primary might be out for revenge after shedding to the Italian within the group stage.
“He has been the best player of the tournament so far. Won four out of four matches and played some great tennis. Obviously riding on the big wave of support of his Italian crowd here,” Djokovic stated.
“He’s going for his first trophy. I’m going for my seventh in the year-end World Tour Finals. I’ve been in these situations before. Hopefully experience can help a bit.
“But I don’t think it’s going to prevail because he’s been playing well, he’s going to have crowd on his side. I know what I expect. I think having already a match against him in this kind of atmosphere helps me prepare better.”