ATP Finals Bring the Best Tennis Players into the Semifinals SpotlightPublished November 20, 2021 by Florin P
The most successful tennis players in the world converge to Pala Alpitour arena in Turin for the singles and doubles semifinals.
The last important tennis tournament of the year is underway, with the ATP Finals to crown its winners on Sunday. Semifinals are scheduled for Saturday afternoon, with both the singles and doubles matches producing a lot of enthusiasm. Djokovic and Medvedev were the first to qualify and they will play against Zverev and Rublev for a place in the finals. In the doubles games, Granollers/Zeballos andRam/Salisbury are waiting for their opponents and you can bet on all four matches at bet365 Sports and 1xBet.
Djokovic Tries to Avenge Olympic Games Loss to Zverev
Djokovic has a clear advantage in the head to head matches against Zverev and won the most recent game at the U.S. Open. However, the Serbian champion lost the most important game of 2021 at the Olympic Games, where he was defeated by this opponent. He played flawless tennis throughout the ATP finals and justly start with the first chance in the semifinals. bet365 Sports offers odds of 7/20 on Djokovic to win while those who bet on Zverev to cause an upset will be paid at 21/10.
Medvedev and Ruud Play a Seemingly Lopsided Match in Semifinals
Medvedev and Ruud are expected to produce an exciting game in the second semifinal of the day. The former cruised through the group stage and won all three games but dropped a set in each of them. Now he takes on Ruud who defeated countryman Rublev at the end of an exciting match. Medvedev is favorite to win after also winning both head to head matches. Having said this, the most tempting odds of 2.40 are offered by bet365 Sports on Ruud to win at least one set.
Ram and Salisbury Take on Mektic and Pavic in ATP Finals Doubles
Ram and Salisburyshowed a lot of consistency throughout the group stage and locked first place. They will take on Mektic and Pavic, a pair that had to wait until the very last match to see if they qualify for the semifinals. Ram and Salisbury are narrow underdogs to advance to the finals in spite of the head to head record. They won the most recent game by 2-1 but their opponents have prevailed in the previous four matches. This one is also likely to go the distance, with a decisive set at the horizon.
Herbert/Mahut vs Granollers/Zeballos in Doubles Semifinals
Herbert and Mahut barely qualified for the semi finals after an inconsistent performance in the group stage. The pair used to dominate the ATP doubles, but has struggled in recent months. They will take on Granollers and Zeballos who rebounded after a slow starts to win the group. The latter also have the advantage in the head to head matches, after winning both games in 2021. Granollers/Zeballos start with the first chance and odds of 1/85 at 1xBet and should be given preference in this first double semifinal.
The odds mentioned here were accurate at the featured bookmakers at the hour the article was written, respectively on Wednesday, November 19 at 9 P.M. UK time.