Novak Djokovic defeated Kasper Ruud in the semifinals of the Masters in Rome (6:4, 6:3).
The 20-time Grand Slam champion scored his 1,000th career win.
He became the fifth player in history to reach this mark. This has been done before:
Djokovic reached the final of the Roman tournament for the fourth year in a row and the 12th time in his career.
Overall, this will be his 55th Masters final. He can win the 38th title of this level.
Tomorrow he will compete with Stefanos Tsitsipas, who leads 6:2 in personal meetings (4:0 on clay).