Tennis – Shanghai Masters ’18: Federer Knocked Out; Djokovic Into The Final
Roger Federer was beaten by Croatia’s Borna Coric in the Shanghai Masters semi-finals yet Novak Djokovic achieved the final with a prevailing triumph.
The 37-year-old, Federer, was outdone by Borna Coric by 6-4 6-4.
Federer stunned by Coric in straight sets as underdog sets up Shanghai Masters final against Djokovic.Borna Coric produced a powerful display to stun Roger Federer 6-4 6-4.
— Jovita Eke (kimjolyn) (@iamsexyjoe) October 13, 2018
Whereas, the Serbian Novak Djokovic whipped German world number five Alexander Zverev 6-2 6-1 in a little more than a hour to achieve the final against Coric.
Also, this will be Borna Coric’s 1st final at a Masters 1000 competition.
— ATP World Tour (@ATPWorldTour) October 13, 2018
Meanwhile, the 31-year-old Novak Djokovic, is on a 17-match winning streak, a run that incorporates titles at the US Open and Cincinnati Masters.
The Wimbledon champ last lost a match in the Rogers Cup third round on 10 August.
As a big @rogerfederer part of me is upset that he has been beaten tonight by @borna_coric. However, I’m a huge fan of the ‘next-next generation’ and a result like this is only the beginning. In saying this #RF will probably just win #AO2019 and prove me wrong. Goodnight xo
— Nathan James Marino (@Nathan_Mairno) October 13, 2018
Novak Djokovic has just finished his press conference and is now heading for a meeting with Gerard Pique, who has turned up here in Shanghai during the international break.
— Stuart Fraser (@stu_fraser) October 13, 2018
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