Rolex Paris Masters 2021 Draw: Novak Djokovic Handed a Tough Path, Daniil Medvedev to Lock Horns Against Alexander Zverev

Published 10/30/2021, 7:00 AM EDT
Tennis – Australian Open – Men’s Singles Final – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, February 21, 2021 Serbia’s Novak Djokovic with Russia’s Daniil Medvedev after their final match REUTERS/Jaimi Joy


It’s almost time to witness some great action at the Rolex Paris Masters 2021 now. It is the last Masters 1000 tournament of the year and this is going to be the 50th edition of the tournament. World No.1 Novak Djokovic will begin as the top-seeded play at the tennis event.

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The Rolex Paris Masters 2021 will begin on November 1, 2021, and will extend till November 7, 2021. Interestingly, the draw of the tournament has been released.

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Novak Djokovic will have to cross a difficult path to succeed at Rolex Paris Masters 2021

Djokovic has won the most number of Rolex Paris Masters title (5). Even though he missed the tournament last year, fans are excited to witness him in the French capital in 2021.

Djokovic will begin his Rolex Paris Masters 2021 campaign against either Marton Fucsovics or Fabio Fognini after getting a bye in the first round of the tournament. Interestingly, he is likely to meet Andrey Rublev or Taylor Tritz or Cameron Norrie in the quarter-finals of the Masters tournament.

If Nole manages to reach the semis, he will have to lock horns against Stefanos Tsitsipas or Hubert Hurkacz or Felix Auger-Aliassime. Intriguingly, all these players are there in his side of the draw. The Serbian legend is likely to face Daniil Medvedev or Alexander Zverev in the finals.

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Daniil Medvedev likely to get a tough fight as well

Defending champion Medvedev will also have to be on his toes at the Rolex Paris Masters 2021. Despite getting a first round bye, he will encounter either Ilya Ivashka or Albert Ramos-Vinolas in the second round. In the third round, there are high chances that he will face his compatriot, Aslan Karatsev.

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Medvedev will most probably meet either Pablo Carreno Busta or Carlos Alcaraz in the quarters before meeting Alexander Zverev in the semis of the tournament. There is a high possibility that the fans will witness a rematch of the US Open 2021 finals at the Rolex Paris Masters 2021 as well.

Whatever be the case, fans are really exhilarated about Rolex Paris Masters 2021. Will Medvedev be able to defend his title this year?

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Anshul Singh

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Anshul Singh is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports, currently pursuing Journalism Honors from Delhi University. Having significant experience with content, Anshul has authored over 1000 tennis articles. He has previously worked as a writer and an editor for DU Express, penning riveting articles on sports, politics, and culture.

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