Begins the eliminatory phase of this edition of the ATP Finals, in which the four best players in the world will seek a pass to the final that will crown them as the master of tennis. Dominic Thiem y Rafa Nadal managed to qualify for the semifinals in the London 2020 Group Daniil Medvedev and Novak Djokovic they did it in the 1970 Tokyo Group.
In this way, the crosses have been formed by facing the Austrian with the world number one and Rafa against the Russian tennis player. The one from Manacor has a tough match before him, against a player fast track specialist and very aggressive and direct in his rallies, but has not yet managed to beat him.
In Nadal and Medvedev have met three times, all in 2019, with full victories for the Spaniard, being the last in the group stage of the ATP Finals last season. However, the most painful defeat for the Russian was the one he suffered in the final of the US Open, in almost five hours, where the world number two won 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6 and 6-4.
Thus, the fourth duel between the two will be played this Saturday, not before 9:00 p.m. to look for the pass to the very final of this renewed Masters Cup. The game can be seen live through Movistar + on the channel #Let’s go.