ATP World Tour finals News
In a semi-final clash of the ATP World Tour Finals, Austria's Dominic Thiem defeated Serbian World no.1 Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-7(10), 7-6(5). In the match, Djokovic saved four match points in the second set but it ultimately went in vain as Thiem won the deciding set. Dominic Thiem, thus, reached his second consecutive title match of the prestigious tournament.
In his first match of the 2020 ATP World Tour Finals, Novak Djokovic beat Diego Schwartzman 6-3, 6-2. Schwartzman, making his maiden appearance in the Tour Finals was no match for the rampaging world no.1 Djokovic. Before the start of the match, Djokovic was presented with the year-end No.1 trophy - for a record-equaling sixth time.
The 16-time Grand Slam champion will take on world number 77 Filip Krajinovic in the quarters, after the Serb beat Nicolas Mahut 6-2, 3-6, 6-1. The reigning French and US Open champion has only won two of his 75 ATP titles indoors, with just one at this level coming at the 2005 Madrid Masters. Del Potro will take the eighth and final qualification spot for London from Pablo Carreno Busta if he reaches the semi-finals at Bercy.