20:30. Rafael Nadal He is also leaving a very good feeling in London, with his two victories against Rublev and Tsitsipas and, despite falling with Thiem, he made a good game that was resolved by small details. This is one of the best points that the Balearic Islands starred in the match against Tsitsipas, where the ticket to this semifinal of the Masters Cup 2020.
Little bit of Rafa magic last night in London ✨ @ RafaelNadal #NittoATPFinals pic.twitter.com/2rXf8msyJu
– ATP Tour (@atptour) November 20, 2020
20:27 At this time Daniil Medvedev He arrives full of confidence after recently conquering the Masters 1000 in Paris-Bercy and having prevailed in all three matches of the round-robin against Alexander Zverev, Novak Djokovic and Diego Schwartzman. His victory against the Serbian on the second day assured him a pass to the ATP Finals semi-final as first of group. This was the match point:
Brutal. Brilliant. Breathtaking.
Sum up @ DaniilMedwed’s performance in one word! ⬇️
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– ATP Tour (@atptour) November 18, 2020
20:23 That defeat against Rafa Nadal especially affected Daniil Medvedev, as the Russian tennis player himself recognized months ago. “Of all of them, probably Rafa’s in London. It is something that happens very rarely. Go winning 5-1 and have match point … All defeats are tough, but this is the hardest of all », Medvedev responded about the hardest loss to concede in his career.
20:18. There was also a lot of intensity in the last confrontation between Nadal and Medvedev, about the same London O2 Arena in which in a few minutes they will see faces with the ticket to the final of the Masters Cup in Game. Nadal starred in one of those epic matches. The Spaniard rallied from a 5-1 match ball for the Russian in the third set and ended up taking the match in the tiebreak (6-7, 6-3 and 7-6).
20:14 Is 2020 Masters Cup semi-final This is the fourth confrontation between Rafa Nadal and Daniil Medvedev. All precedents date from last year and the Spanish prevailed in all three: the final of the Masters 1000 of Canada, the final of the US Open and a round robin match of the Masters Cup 2019. They were extremely demanding matches. Many will remember how it was the US Open final, which was resolved in the fifth set after almost five hours of play.
20:07 With this point, Dominic Thiem sealed the pass to the final of the ATP Finals 2020 for second consecutive Year. The Austrian tennis player is already waiting for a rival, the winner of the duel between Rafa Nadal and Daniil Medvedev, which we will live next.
Mashed potatoes. Relief.
It’s back-to-back finals in London for @ThiemDomi! 👏
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– ATP Tour (@atptour) November 21, 2020
20:00 hours. Good afternoon! We are here to live live and online the ATP Finals 2020 semi-final that faces Rafa Nadal and Daniil Medvedev in London. From now on we are going to live the preview of this exciting meeting between number 2 and number 5 of the ATP, who are going to play the ticket to the final of the Masters Cup 2020.
Rafael Nadal has accessed the ATP Finals 2020 semi-finals after finishing second in the London 2020 Group, thanks to his two victories in the round robin against Andrey Rublev and Stefanos Tsitsipas, the latter reigning champions of the tournament. The Spaniard played the ticket to the semis with the Greek and beat him in three sets, 6-4, 4-6 and 6-2.
Daniil Medvedev qualified for the semi-finals of the ATP Finals 2020 as the first of the 1970 Tokyo Group, thanks to their victories against Alexander Zverev and Novak Djokovic. He also prevailed in the last round-robin match against Diego Schwartzman, so he has won every match played in London.
Tonight, the number 2 of the ATP, Rafael Nadal, and the number 5, Daniil Medvedev dispute the second semi-final of the ATP Finals in London. Dominic Thiem is already waiting in the final this Sunday 22nd, who beat Novak Djokovic in three sets in the other semi-final of this 2020 Masters Cup (7-5, 6-7 and 7-6).