Djokovic was asked about Zverev's personal issues in Friday night's post-match press conference and, while agreeing with the suggestion that the men's tour should bring in an official policy on domestic violence, Djokovic commended Zverev - whom he described as "a very nice guy" - on the way he has dealt with the situation.
Tennis has largely closed ranks around Zverev, with Australian Daria Gavrilova a notable exception in saying she believes Sharypova, and Djokovic has offered the German his support.
Novak Djokovic in action against Zverev.
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On Saturday, world number four Medvedev rallied from one set down to beat Nadal 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3, to reaching his first final at the ATP Finals and set the marquee clash with world number three Thiem. I thought I was very close to winning it.
"I sincerely wish for him that he overcomes this soon and that he can focus on his life and tennis career". I have a lot of respect for him, his family.
"So I was sad to hear and to know he's going through something like this". "I played a bad game. So we will have to wait and see".
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"I've known Sascha (Zverev) for a very long time since he was very young", he said.
"The US Open match obviously still hurts, but all the other ones, it's great that I'm playing at this level again". "So maybe that kind of case will in a way inspire ATP to do something like that".
World number seven Zverev said he had nothing to hide. "I have to put my hats down and say, congratulations". I have said everything that I can.
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"There is nothing more that I can do".
In a final stand-off of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) tournament, Russian tennis pro Daniil Medvedev will face Austrian player Dominic Thiem, ranking No. 3 in ATP singles. "Already in the US Open when I lost against him, after the match I was sitting in the locker and I was like, 'I was playing good this match.' But he managed to do it, he won his first Grand Slam", Medvedev said.
At 3-3 in the deciding set, the match took its fatal turn for Nadal when at the third time of asking, Medvedev broke his serve followed by his will to complete one of the greatest victories of his career just days after beating Djokovic.
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Nadal held and then broke Medvedev with some incredible passing shots and that world-famous determination of his which has made him the joint-most successful men's player in history. "I got so tight in the second-set tie-break because to play these legends is always going to be something special", Thiem said after the match, per the Nitto ATP Finals website.