Follow all the action as Daniil Medvedev faces Dominic Thiem with both players seeking to win their maiden ATP Finals.
The pair have been in imperious form in London, with Medvedev crushing Djokovic in the group stage before producing a stunning fightback against Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals. The Russian’s serve and groundstrokes have been almost faultless throughout the tournament, and he has dropped just one set across four matches.
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Thiem, who recently won his first Grand Slam at the US Open, defeated Djokovic in an exhausting semi-final. The Austrian also boasts a victory over Nadal this week and avenged his loss in last year’s final against Stefanos Tsitsipas. Follow all the action live below:
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- Medvedev fights back against Nadal in semi-final
- Thiem wins marathon match against Djokovic
No-one has managed to beat both Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic at the ATP Finals since 2010.
That changed this year as both Medvedev and Thiem have done it in the same year, and even beaten them together on the same day – in yesterday’s semi-finals.
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MEDVEDEV VS THIEM
Neither of these two finalists have won the final event of the season before but Thiem starts Sunday’s final as the slight favourite as he won his first Grand Slam title at the US Open in September.
If Medvedev wins, it would surely be the biggest victory of his career.
MEDVEDEV DEFEATED NADAL IN SEMI FINAL
World number two Rafael Nadal looked set to win as he served for the match at 5-4 in the second set but Russian world number four Daniil Medvedev hit back recovered sensationally to win 3-6 7-6 (7-4) 6-3.
Medvedev overcame a first set defeat to win the decider in style, as an exhausted Nadal made a series of errors.
THIEM DEFEATED DJOKVIC IN SEMI FINAL
Dominic Thiem beat world number one Novak Djokovic 7-5 6-7 (10-12) 7-6 (7-5).
The Austrian trusted his powerful strikes and came back from a 4-0 deficit in the crucial third-set tie-break to win an instant classic.
ATP FINALS 2020: MEDVEDEV FACES THIEM IN FINAL
Welcome to The Independent’s live coverage of the ATP Finals in London as Daniil Medvedev and Dominic Thiem bid to win their maiden season-ending crown.
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