Karen Khachanov, 22, in Paris, beat Novak Djokovic and won her first tournament in the Masters Pro Tennis Association (ATP). This is the correspondent of "Tapes.ru"
The fight ended with the score 7: 5, 6: 4. Before that, Djokovic did not lose in 22 matches. On the way to the title, the Russian defeated John Izner, Sasha Zverev and Dominic Tim.
At the post-match press conference, Djokovic acknowledged Khachanov's "well-deserved" victory. "Great companion. He is young and constantly adds, but has already grown to the top level. Today he proved to be a great champion, and we will see him in that capacity many times, "said the Serbian tennis player.
Probably, the loss of Djokovic was affected by health problems – earlier in the week he complained about the flu condition.
On October 21, Khachanov won the VTB Kremlin tournament in Moscow. In the final match, he defeated Frenchman Adrian Mannarino with a score of 6: 2, 6: 2. The last time the Russian representative won the Moscow tournament in 2009.