Atp Finals 2021
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Djokovic began working with the Slovakian coach since he was a teenager in 2006, though they split for a year in 2017.
Zverev beat the top two players in consecutive matches to earn his second title at the ATP Finals.
Djokovic was hoping to draw level with Roger Federer on six season-ending championship titles.
World number two Medvedev will face either Novak Djokovic or Alexander Zverev in Sunday's final at the Pala Alpitour in Turin after breezing to victory over Norwegian Ruud.
Ruud has joined top-ranked Novak Djokovic, No 2 Daniil Medvedev and No 3 Alexander Zverev in the semi-finals of the elite season-ending event
World number three Zverev claimed a spot in the semis behind already-qualified Daniil Medvedev in just over an hour and will face Djokovic on Saturday for a place in the final in Turin.
ATP Finals 2021: Daniil Medvedev edges Alexander Zverev in thriller, Jannik Sinner beats Hubert Hurkacz
Sinner replaced fellow home hope Matteo Berrettini in the draw who pulled out due to abdominal injury.
ATP Finals: Novak Djokovic begins quest for sixth year-ending title with straight-sets win over Casper Ruud
Djokovic, looking to complete a remarkable year with a sixth Finals title after only just missing out on claiming all four Grand Slams, got off to a strong start against eighth-seed Ruud
Defending champion Daniil Medvedev triumphed 6-7 (5/7), 6-3, 6-4 over seventh seeded Hurkacz.
Djokovic famously came back from two sets to love down to beat Greece's Tsitsipas at the French Open final to win his second Roland Garros.
The 24-year-old Pole will be looking to go one better than his compatriot, 2012 finalist Jerzy Janowicz, in Paris.