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ATP Tour Finals: Novak Djokovic vs Casper Ruud 11/20/2022 Picks, Predictions, Preview

ATP Tour Finals: Novak Djokovic vs Casper Ruud 11/20/2022 – Two of the hottest tennis stars in the world – Novak Djokovic and Casper Ruud – clash in the final of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Tour Finals on Sunday, November 20, at the Pala Apitour in Turin, Italy. The match will begin at 1:00 PM ET with Tennis Channel featuring the match on live television. Streaming options for US audiences are available in Tennis Channel app and Tennis Channel Plus while Amazon Prime Video will cover the clash in betting aficionados based in the UK. Djokovic looks to equal Roger Federer’s six ATP Tour Finals titles while Ruud seeks his first major crown of his career.  Tennis betting odds are updated online and sports enthusiasts are looking forward to an exciting clash between two of today’s hottest stars in the tennis scene.

ATP Tour Finals: Novak Djokovic vs Casper Ruud 11/20/2022

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When: Sunday, November 20, 2022

Where: Pala Alpitour, Turin, Italy

Time: 1:00 PM ET

TV: Tennis Channel

Livestream: Tennis Channel app, Tennis Channel Plus (US); Amazon Prime Video (UK)

Novak Djokovic

The 21-time Grand Slam champion made it to the final by defeating American Taylor Fritz 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (8/6). The world number eight punished Fritz for his errors and was efficient on his serve. He delivered in crucial moments of the game, especially a stunning forehand winner that ended the first-set tiebreak. Novak Djokovic was in danger of losing the second set, going down 4-5, but gained a break point chance after Fritz swung a wayward backhand into the net. That error was costly for the American as the Serb took three of the next four games to emerge victorious and secure a spot in the final. The five-time ATP Tour Finals champion went undefeated in three group games against Stefanos Tsitsipas. Daniil Medvedev and Andrey Rublev to barge into the last four.

Casper Ruud

Casper Ruud, who made it to the finals of the French and US Opens this year. Improved on his ATP Tour Finals semifinal stint last year as he reached this year’s final with a victory over Andrey Rublev 6-2, 6-4 in the final four. The Norwegian weathered the early charge of the Russian and strung up eight consecutive games. To take a commanding 4-0 lead in the second set. Ruud, who only coughed up eight errors during the match, took advantage of Rublev’s 23 unforced errors to secure the opportunity to meet Djokovic in the final. The world number four was 2-1 in group games, winning over Felix Auger-Aliassime and Fritz. His only blip was against Rafael Nadal 5-7, 5-7.

Betting on tennis in ATP Tour Finals

Djokovic, who emerged victorious in the year-end tournament in 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Will aim for his sixth ATP Tour Finals title and equal Roger Federer’s record of six titles in the tournament. Ruud, on the other hand, will seek his first major title of his career. ATP Tour Finals online picks place Djokovic as the overwhelming favorite going into the final due to his experience in crucial matches and his 3-0 head-to-head against claycourt specialist Ruud. The Norwegian must play a perfect game to beat the legendary Djokovic, who is seeking to win his 91st title  of his career.

Prediction: Djokovic beats Ruud in three sets, 6-2 4-6 6-3.