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  1. Voo de Mar says:
    Points won by each set: | 31-19, 44-40 |
    Points won directly behind the serve:
    32 % Djokovic – 21 of 64
    27 % Nadal – 19 of 70

    Inagural event in the tennis calendar, a reminiscence in its structure (two singles & doubles in each match) of the World Team Cup held in the years 1978-2012, yet much broader (24 teams instead of 8; six groups instead of two). ATP Cup ’20 was held at three venues in the Australian cities of Perth (instead of Hopman Cup) as well as Brisbane and Sydney (instead of ATP 250 events in those cities). The two top seed teams faced each other in the final, and the arguably two best players in the tennis history in the last singles match. Djokovic [2] perfectly played against his arch-rival, especially his serve was terrific on that day (finished the opener with three aces in a row). Nadal [1] created break points in just one game, as he led 3:2 (40/0) – Djokovic saved the triple BP as well as two adv-BPs in convincing style. “I was trying to take away as much time as possible from him. I was serving very well, definitely the best serving match I had in the tournament. Just extremely satisfied with the way I performed,” Djokovic said.

    Final (Sydney): Serbia d. Spain 2-1
    Dusan Lajovic – Roberto Bautista 5-7, 1-6
    Novak Djokovic – Rafael Nadal 6-2, 7-6(4)
    Novak Djokovic/Viktor Troicki – Pablo Carreno/Feliciano Lopez 6-3, 6-4

    Serbia’s route to the title:
    round robin: South Africa 3-0, France 2-1, Chile 2-1
    Q: Canada 3-0, S: Russia 2-1, W: Spain 2-1

    Serve & volley: Djokovic 0/1, Nadal 4/7

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