20:16 In the other match of the day in the London Group 2020, Thiem has fallen with Andrey Rublev, in a match that had no significance since the Austrian was already classified as first in the group and the Russian knew he was declassified no matter what happened. At least Rublev has left with a better taste in his mouth after winning 6-2, 7-5 against Thiem. Today Nadal and Tsitsipas play the other ticket to the semifinal.
20:11 These days we have been able to see how the eight teachers train in the ATP Finals London.
20:05 It is the seventh confrontation between Rafa Nadal and Stefanos Tsitsipas in the circuit, with a victory balance of 5 -1 favorable for the Spanish. Nadal’s only defeat against the Greek occurred at the Mutua Madrid Open in 2019, although it didn’t take long for the Balearic to take revenge as he beat him just a week later in Rome.
20:00 hours. Good afternoon! Welcome to direct of the party of the ATP Finals that faces Rafa Nadal and Stefanos Tsitsipas. Crucial match in this Masters Cup 2020, as the winner will get the only ticket in the running to the semifinal within this London 2020 Group. We recall that Dominic Thiem has already secured his presence in the semifinal after beating Tsitsipas and Nadal in the round-robin.
This meeting between Rafa Nadal and Stefanos Tsitsipas it is programmed for “no earlier than 8:00 pm”, according to local time, that is, “not before 9:00 pm”, according to Spanish peninsular time.
So much Rafa Nadal as Stefanos Tsitsipas They add a victory in the round-robin, both beat Andrey Rublev – no longer qualifying options – but succumbed to Dominic Thiem. In the case of the meeting between Nadal and Thiem, we experienced a real game that was decided by details. The Austrian won both sleeves in the tiebreak, after both showing a great level.
Rafa Nadal must win Stefanos Tsistipas today, current tournament champion, if you want to continue fighting in this Masters Cup. Victory would allow him Qualification for the ATP Finals semi-final, where the first classified of the Tokyo 2020 Group would be measured, since Thiem has secured the first place by winning in the private face-to-face with both the Spanish and the Greek.