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Djokovic lost to Thiem in the ATP Finals semifinals
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Djokovic lost to Thiem in the ATP Finals semifinals

For the first time, Novak Djokovic failed to force his opponent to play the decisive set, despite having saved five match-points. Previously, the Serbian player won eight times in the third set or the fifth set in tournaments during the year. Djokovic's ambitions to level the record six times as winning ATP Finals have been temporarily blocked. Meanwhile, Thiem has a second consecutive year in the final, facing the chance to lift the ATP Finals for the first time. The first set witnessed the stability in two player hand games. In the first six games, no one was able to pull the opponent to a point 40. It was not until the seventh game that Djokovic did this, but two good serves in a row kept Thiem from facing a break-point. The Austrian player made more self-damage than Djokovic (12 vs...