WATCH: Novak Djokovic shows ‘sublime’ skill to complete clean sweep of ATP Finals group
Novak Djokovic was utterly dominant in his final group match at the ATP Finals as he claimed three wins from three, all in straight sets.
The match between the world number one and second alternate Cameron Norrie was a dead rubber.
Djokovic was guaranteed to come top of the group while Norrie could not advance.
However, the Brit had a chance to test himself against the five-time ATP Finals champion, a man he had never played before.
Despite the possibility of struggling for motivation due to the status of the tie, Djokovic was ruthless while facing Norrie.
The Serb secured five breaks in the match while facing just one break point in across both sets to win 6-2, 6-1 in a little over an hour.
The 34-year-old commanded the court and let nothing go from Norrie, as showcased by this collection of clips from the victory.
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The result marks the seventh time that Djokovic has surrendered three games or fewer in a match at the ATP Finals, an event for only the most elite pros on the tour.
His others came against Marin Cilic, Stan Wawrinka, Kei Nishikori (twice), David Goffin and Matteo Berrettini.
Cilic and Wawrinka are both Slam champions and were when Djokovic faced them.
Meanwhile, Nishikori and Berrettini have both reached Slam finals, thought for the Italian his drubbing by Djokovic came in 2019 before his maiden Salm final at Wimbledon in 2021.
In the semi-finals, Djokovic will compete in his 11th career meeting with Alexander Zverev, his fifth this year.
Djokovic leads Zverev 7-3 overall and 3-1 this season, but one of Zverev’s three wins came at the ATP Finals, in the 2018 final.
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