2018 ATP Finals – Singles

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Singles
2018 ATP Finals
ChampionGermany Alexander Zverev
Runner-upSerbia Novak Djokovic
Final score6–4, 6–3
Events
Singles Doubles
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Alexander Zverev defeated Novak Djokovic 6–4, 6–3, to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 2018 ATP Finals.[1]

Grigor Dimitrov was the previous year's champion, but failed to qualify this year.[2]

Rafael Nadal withdrew from the event due to an abdominal injury and was replaced by John Isner. As a result of Nadal's withdrawal, Djokovic secured the year-end ATP no. 1 singles ranking.[3]

Juan Martín del Potro qualified for the first time since 2013, but withdrew with a knee injury and was replaced by Kei Nishikori.[4]

Kevin Anderson and Isner made their debuts in this event.[5]

Seeds[edit]

  1. Serbia Novak Djokovic (Final)
  2. Switzerland Roger Federer (Semifinals)
  3. Germany Alexander Zverev (Champion)
  4. South Africa Kevin Anderson (Semifinals)
  5. Croatia Marin Čilić (Round robin)
  6. Austria Dominic Thiem (Round robin)
  7. Japan Kei Nishikori (Round robin)
  8. United States John Isner (Round robin)

Alternates[edit]

  1. Russia Karen Khachanov (Did not play)
  2. Croatia Borna Ćorić (Did not play)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
          
1 Serbia Novak Djokovic 6 6
4 South Africa Kevin Anderson 2 2
1 Serbia Novak Djokovic 4 3
3 Germany Alexander Zverev 6 6
2 Switzerland Roger Federer 5 65
3 Germany Alexander Zverev 7 77

Group Guga Kuerten[edit]

Serbia Djokovic Germany Zverev Croatia Čilić United States Isner RR W–L Set W–L Game W–L Standings
1 Serbia Novak Djokovic 6–4, 6–1 7–6(9–7), 6–2 6–4, 6–3 3–0 6–0 (100%) 37–20 (65%) 1
3 Germany Alexander Zverev 4–6, 1–6 7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–1) 7–6(7–5), 6–3 2–1 4–2 (67%) 32–33 (49%) 2
5 Croatia Marin Čilić 6–7(7–9), 2–6 6–7(5–7), 6–7(1–7) 6–7(2–7), 6–3, 6–4 1–2 2–5 (29%) 38–41 (48%) 3
8 United States John Isner 4–6, 3–6 6–7(5–7), 3–6 7–6(7–2), 3–6, 4–6 0–3 1–6 (14%) 30–43 (41%) 4

Group Lleyton Hewitt[edit]

Switzerland Federer South Africa Anderson Austria Thiem Japan Nishikori RR W–L Set W–L Game W–L Standings
2 Switzerland Roger Federer 6–4, 6–3 6–2, 6–3 6–7(4–7), 3–6 2–1 4–2 (67%) 33–25 (57%) 1
4 South Africa Kevin Anderson 4–6, 3–6 6–3, 7–6(12–10) 6–0, 6–1 2–1 4–2 (67%) 32–22 (59%) 2
6 Austria Dominic Thiem 2–6, 3–6 3–6, 6–7(10–12) 6–1, 6–4 1–2 2–4 (33%) 26–30 (46%) 3
7 Japan Kei Nishikori 7–6(7–4), 6–3 0–6, 1–6 1–6, 4–6 1–2 2–4 (33%) 19–33 (37%) 4

Standings are determined by: 1. Number of wins; 2. Number of matches played; 3. In two-player ties, head-to-head records; 4. In three-player ties, percentage of sets won, then percentage of games won, then ATP rankings.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alexander Zverev stuns Novak Djokovic to win ATP World Tour Finals title". Guardian. 18 November 2018. Retrieved 20 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Cilic, Thiem Qualify To Complete Singles Field For 2018 Nitto ATP Finals". ATP. 3 November 2018. Retrieved 3 November 2018.
  3. ^ "Rafael Nadal withdraws from ATP World Tour Finals in London for THIS reason". 5 November 2018. Retrieved 5 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Nishikori Replaces Del Potro At 2018 Nitto ATP Finals". ATP. 4 November 2018. Retrieved 4 November 2018.
  5. ^ "Anderson Creates History With First-Time Nitto ATP Finals Qualification". ATP. 28 October 2018. Retrieved 28 October 2018.
  6. ^ "Semi-final Qualifying Procedure". Nitto ATP Finals. Retrieved 14 November 2018.

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